Three Farces: The Tim & Fanny Show; White Collar Time; Doctor Sperm, Merle McClung. A book written by the Founder of Make Our Democracy Work, Three Farces illustrates some of the issues addressed by MODW.

After Surgery, Elisabeth Rosenthal, New York Times, September 20, 2014

A Writerly Chill at Jeff Bezos’ Campfire, David Streitfeld, New York Times, September 20, 2014

Corruption in America, Zephyr Teachout, Washington Post, September 19, 2014

Long Shots Loom as Spoiler in Tight November Races Across Nation, Johathan Martin, New York Times, September 27, 2014

Pro-Democracy Group Shifts to Collaborate With Student Protestors in Hong Kong, Chris Buckley and Alan Wong, New York Times, September 27, 2014

Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth, David Bollier, February 2003

The Vain and the Desperate, Frank Bruni, New York Times, September 20, 2014

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein. Miami Herald review, Kevin Begos, October 17, 2014

U.S. Acts to Curb Firms’ Moves Overseas to Avoid Taxes, Julie Hirschfeld Davis, New York Times, September 22, 2014


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, William Deresiewicz

In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum, Jack Healy, New York Times, September 23, 2014

The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein. Banned Seattle author defends ‘Art of Racing in the Rain’, Josh Kerns,, September 26, 2014

The Wilds of Education, Frank Bruni, New York Times, September 27, 2014


Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Atul Gawande. New York Times review, A Prescription for Life’s Final Stretch, October 16, 2014


Visitors to Make Our Democracy Work might enjoy this message music from Leonard Cohen.

Democracy is Coming to the USA (Make Our Democracy Work)

Everyone Knows (Politics/Business)

Ring the Bells that Still can Ring (Education)

Tower of Song (Health)