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Bloomberg column on Thatcher and Deng

ThatcherBloomberg’s Echoes blog has published my column on Margaret Thatcher’s legacy.  Also translated into Vietnamese.

New Zealand’s Dominion Post publishes oped on transparency

New Zealand’s Dominion Post has just published my oped, “Transparency is vital in these times.”  The oped is based on my address to the Tenth World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute in Wellington NZ last week.  Read the article.

Bloomberg article on Harding’s fatal quest for normalcy

I’ve just published an article on Bloomberg’s Echoes blog about Warren Harding’s search for ‘normalcy’ after the election of 1920.  Read the article.

Los Angeles Times publishes oped on US postal service

The Los Angeles Times has published my oped on the troubles of the US Postal Service in the 1840s.  Read the oped.  This piece is drawn from America’s First Great Depression.  Also on History News Network.

Public Administration Review publishes article on Occupy movement

Public Administration Review has just published my article on the Occupy movement online.  It will appear in the September/October print issue of the journal.  This is a review of several books about the movement published earlier in 2012.  The article is open access until December.

Prospect Magazine publishes article on Occupy

Prospect Magazine has just posted my column on the “anti-politics” of the Occupy movement.  Read the article.

Foreign Policy publishes article on the crisis of neoliberalism

Foreign Policy has just published my article, The Government We Deserve.  “Something is rotten in these United States, and Americans know it. As usual, the focal point of their anger is Washington’s dysfunctional politics and partisan bickering. But the problem isn’t just the decline of civility in the halls of the Capitol. It’s much bigger. Today the country is reaping the foul harvest of policy decisions it has enthusiastically endorsed over the last 30 years.”

Bloomberg publishes article on Occupy movement

Bloomberg’s Echoes blog has just published my short piece, Can Occupy Wall Street Replace the Labor Movement?, in time for International Workers Day.  Photo: Solidarity Day in Washington, September 1981.

Bloomberg post on 75th anniversary of FDR’s ‘dictatorship plan’

FDR cartoonThe Echoes Blog on has just posted my short piece marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of FDR’s proposals to renovate the executive branch and Supreme Court.  Some critics called it the “dictatorship plan.”  I covered some of this history in articles published a few years back.