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After 2023

Revised Edition of Volume II of A Rhodes Retrospective, Merle McClung, January 2024.

Donald Trump Poses the Biggest Danger to the World in 2024, The Economist, November 16, 2023.

Medical Provider Vying for Border Contract Faces Scrutiny After Girl’s Death, Nick Miroff, Washington Post, November 19, 2023.

Biden’s New Student Debt Plan, Kamaron McNair, CNBC, September 29, 2023.

What Happens When the Super Rich Are This Selfish?, Guido Alfani, The New York Times, November 20, 2023.

When Student Cellphones Colonize Their Minds, Letters to Editor, The New York Times, November 19, 2023.

Naomi Klein on Her Doppelganger (and Yours), Sean Illing, Vox, September 26, 2023.

Rachel Maddow on Donald Trump and Elon Musk’s Shared Obsession, Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone, November 18, 2023.

Remember the Whole Constitution, Brianne Gorod, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Fall 2023.

Thinking About Having a Baby? Even During Climate Crisis?, Eileen O’Grady, The Harvard Gazette, November 28, 2023.

We Are Squandering One of the Most Important Medical Advances of the 21st Century, Dr. Francis Collins, The New York Times, November 28, 2023.

A Corrupted COP, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, November 28, 2023.

Dangers and Enemies Everywhere, George Scialabba, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Fall 2023.

And Democracy for All, Margaret Levi, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Summer 2023.

Reclaiming the American Story, Peniel Joseph, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Fall 2023.

Big Profits in Caring for the Elderly, David Leonhardt, The New York Times, December 4, 2023.

How Elon Musk and Larry Page’s AI Debate Led to OpenAI and an Industry Boom, Cade Metz et al., The New York Times, December 3, 2023.

NPE Exposes Hillstate Charter School’s Deception, Network for Public Education, December 7, 2023.

America Is Having Yet Another Drug Shortage. Here’s Why It Keeps Happening, Emily Tucker, The New York Times, December 6, 2023.

Dictatorship: The Threat is Real, Dan Rather and Elliot Kirscher, Steady, December 4, 2023.

America’s White Evangelical Problem, Sarah Jones, New York Magazine, December 6, 2023.

Democracies Must Stand Together on Defense, Arvydas Anušauskas, Defense News, December 7, 2023.

Opinion: Why University Presidents are Under Fire, Fareed Zakaria, CNN, December 10, 2023.

Don’t Get Sick. It’s Too Expensive, Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, December 11, 2023.

Trump Could Tip an Already Fragile World Order Into Chaos, Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times, December 13, 2023.

The Judiciary Has Policed Itself for Decades. It Doesn’t Work, Brett Murphy and Kirsten Berg, ProPublica, December 13, 2023.

Defeating Trump Is Just a Start, Jamelle Bouie, The New York Times, December 15, 2023.

The US Labor Movement Experienced a Breakthrough Year in 2023, Jenny Brown, Jacobin, December 17, 2023.

The Secret of Trump’s Appeal Isn’t Authoritarianism, Matthew Schmitz, The New York Times, December 18, 2023.

Why People Still Fall for Fake News About Climate Change, Kate Yoder, Grist, December 18, 2023.

Why Arguing Is My Cherished Holiday Tradition, Esau McCaulley, The New York Times, December 25, 2023.

Diplomacy Is Best Conducted at the Dinner Table, Alex Prud’homme, The New York Times, December 25, 2023.

Suddenly, Trump is Interested in Democracy, David Frum, The Atlantic, December 29, 2023.

It’s Time to Choose: Democracy or Billionaires?, Sonali Kolhatkar, In These Times, December 30, 2023.

An Odd Silence at the End of Humanity’s Hottest Year… Yet, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, December 28, 2023.

The “I Won’t Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils” Rubbish, Robert Reich, January 4, 2024.

Who’s Afraid of Calling Donald Trump an Insurrectionist?, Adam Server, The Atlantic, January 5, 2024.

How America’s Oligarchy Has Paved the Road to Fascism, Robert Reich, January 5, 2024.

A Second Trump Term Could Spell Economic Disaster, Max B. Sawicky, In These Times, January 9, 2024.

The Case for Trump…By Someone Who Wants Him to Lose, Bret Stephens, The New York Times, January 11, 2024.

The Supreme Court Now Serves the Billionaire Donor Class — Let’s Rein It In, Martin Luther King III and Arndrea Waters King, The Guardian, January 15, 2024.

The U.S. Lacks What Every Democracy Needs, Richard L. Hasen, The New York Times, January 16, 2024.

Constitutional Courage, Timothy Snyder, Thinking About…, January 10, 2024.

Um, I Think We All Just Won, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, January 24, 2024.

Can We Deliberate, Please?, James Traub, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Winter 2024.

To Beat Trump, We Need To Know Why Americans Keep Voting For Him, George Monbiot, The Guardian, January 29, 2024.

Fluke: Chance, Chaos, and Why Everything We Do Matters, Brian Klass, Scribner, January 23, 2024.

It Can’t Happen Here: Denial, Detachment, and the Desire for Normality, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Lucid, January 31, 2024.

Texas’s “States’ Rights” Argument in the Border Dispute Sets a Dangerous Precedent, Andrew Gawthorpe, The Guardian, February 2, 2024.

Can America Survive a Party of Saboteurs?, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, February 8, 2024.

Trump Came for Their Party, but Took Over Their Souls, David Brooks, The New York Times, February 8, 2024.

Staggering Rise in Catheter Bills Suggests Medicare Scam, Sarah Kliff and Katie Thomas, The New York Times, February 9, 2024.

Campus Divestment Activists Eye Fossil Fuel Profits on Stolen Land, Anita Hofschneider, Grist, February 9, 2024.

Why I Am Now Deeply Worried for America, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, February 12, 2024.

Are Public Schools Finished?, Jennifer C. Berkshire, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Winter 2024.

Wall Street is Finding New Ways to Milk the Prison System, Katya Schwenk, Jacobin, February 13, 2024.

The Amazon has survived changes in the climate for 65 million years. Now it’s heading for collapse, a study says, Rosa Rahimi, CNN, February 14, 2024.

Trump Is at Odds With NATO — and Reality, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, February 15, 2024.

Of Course Presidents Are Officers of the United States, Mark A. Graber, The Atlantic, February 15, 2024.

The US Supreme Court May Turn This Election Into a Constitutional Crisis, Sidney Blumenthal, The Guardian, February 14, 2024.

Plastic Producers Lied to the Public About Recycling Being Feasible, Cristen Hemingway Jaynes, Ecowatch, February 16, 2024.

The Rising Cost of the Oil Industry’s Slow Death, Mark Olalde, ProPublica, February 22, 2024.

What Is Christian Nationalism, Exactly? David French, The New York Times, February 25, 2024.

Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport, Dan Rather, Steady, February 29, 2024.

United Nations Official Says State Repression of Environmental Defenders Threaten Democracy and Human Rights, Keerti Gopal and Bob Berwyn, Inside Climate News, March 3, 2024.

The Republican Party is Dying, Heather Cox Richardson, Letters from an American, February 28, 2024.

This Could Well Be Game Over, Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times, March 6, 2024.

Is Hungary a Model for Trump? David Leonhardt, The New York Times, March 7, 2024.

How Medical Debt Destroys the Lives of Millions of Americans, Luke Messac and Astra Taylor, Jacobin, March 5, 2024.

Donald Trump’s Pants-Pissingly Terrifying Plans for a Second Term, Bess Levin, Vanity Fair, March 6, 2024.

Trump’s Allies Ramp Up Campaign Targeting Voter Roles, Alexandra Berzon and Nick Corasaniti, The New York Times, March 3, 2024.

I’m A Climate Scientist. If You Knew What I Know, You’d Be Terrified Too, Bill McGuire, CNN, March 7, 2024.

The Fortunes Bork Made, Thom Hartmann, The Hartmann Report, February 18, 2024.

Middlemen Are Profiting off the Broken US Pharma System, Helen Santoro, Jacobin, March 10, 2024.

Democrats Need to Stop Playing Nice, Joe Klein, The New York Times, March 11, 2024.

The Global Anti-Democracy Movement, Co-Chaired by D. Trump and V. Putin, Robert Reich, March 12, 2024.

What Trump’s TikTok Flip-Flop Tells America, David French, The New York Times, March 17, 2024.

The Strong Man Fantasy, Timothy Snyder, Thinking About…, March 17, 2024.

How Not to Act in an Emergency, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, March 20, 2024.

Fossil Fuel Firms Could Be Tried in US for Homicide Over Climate-Related Deaths, Dharma Noor, The Guardian, March 21, 2024.

It’ll Be Bedlam: How Trump Is Creating Conditions for a Post-Election Eruption, David Smith, The Guardian, March 23, 2024.

Trump’s Third Act? American Gangster, Samuel Earle, The New York Times, March 25, 2024.

Private Equity Has Its Eyes on the Child-Care Industry, Adam Harris, The Atlantic, February 21, 2024.

No One Is Above the Law, Except, Apparently, Donald Trump, Jamelle Boule, The New York Times, March 26, 2024.

The Great Struggle for Liberalism, David Brooks, The New York Times, March 28, 2024.

The Supreme Court I Served On Was Made Up of Friends, Stephen Breyer, The New York Times, April 3, 2024.

How the Right Is Taking Over State Courts With Judicial Gerrymandering, Jill Habig and Jonathan Miller, The Intercept, April 2, 2024.

Why NATO Is More Than Democracy’s Best Defense, Robert Person and Michael McFaul, Journal of Democracy, April 6, 2024.

In Battle Over Health Care Costs, Private Equity Plays Both Sides, Chris Hamby, The New York Times, April 7, 2024.

Baruch College, an Upward-Mobility Machine, David Leonhardt, The New York Times, April 8, 2024.

The Right-Wing Scammers Who Paved the Way for Trump, Zack Beauchamp, Vox, April 6, 2024.

This Is What You Get When Fear Mixes With Money, Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times, April 10, 2024.

What Worries Me Most About a Trump Presidency, Caroline Fredrickson, The New York Times, April 10, 2024.

Get Tech Out of the Classroom Before It’s Too Late, Jessica Grose, The New York Times, April 10, 2024.

Many Patients Don’t Survive End-Stage Poverty, Lindsay Ryan, The New York Times, April 11, 2024.

The New Great-Power Politics, David Leonhardt, The New York Times, April 12, 2024.

Happy Tax Day, and the Coming Fight Over Extending Trump’s Tax Cut, Robert Reich, April 15, 2024.

The Regime That Doesn’t Care, Jeffrey Tucker, The Epoch Times, April 17, 2024.

Coddling Plus Devices? Unequivocal Disaster for Our Kids, Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, The New York Times, April 21, 2024.

The Most Important Thing I Teach My Students Isn’t on the SyllabusThe New York Times, April 20, 2024.

Bill Barr: The GOP’s Master “Fixer” for Decades Exposed, Thom Hartmann, The Hartmann Report, April 16, 2024.

Our Opinion: Michele Morrow is Only One of Our Problems, Chris Seward, The Raleigh News & Observer, April 14, 2024.

Is the Anti-Democracy Movement Reaching a Tipping Point in the US & Around the World? Thom Hartmann, The Hartmann Report, April 10, 2024.

Posting your opinion on social media won’t save democracy, but this might, Eileen O’Grady, The Harvard Gazette, April 19, 2024.

Democrats Aren’t Campaigning to Win the Working Class, Jared Abbott & Fred DeVeaux, Jacobin, April 22, 2024.

Jon Stewart Slams How the News Media Is Covering Trump’s Trial, Trish Bendix, The New York Times, April 23, 2024.

Democracy, Higher Education, and the Road Ahead, Danielle Allen, Harvard Alumni, April 11, 2024.

The End of Coral Reefs as We Know Them, Benji Jones, Vox, April 26, 2024.

Trump Is Flirting With Quack Economics, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, April 29, 2024.

Sick, Tired and Mad as Hell: We Demand an End to Care Denials at United’s HQ, Aija Nemer-Aanerud, OurFuture.org, April 29, 2024.

Academic Freedom Under Fire, Louis Menand, The New Yorker, April 29, 2024.

How Far Trump Would Go, Eric Cortellessa, TIME, April 30, 2024.

Collusion in Health Care Pricing? Regulators Are Asked to Investigate, Chris Hamby, The New York Times, May 1, 2024.

Biden Is Not Winning. His Campaign Should Stop Acting Like It Is, Ross Douthat, The New York Times, May 1, 2024.

It’s Time to Tax the Billionaires, Gabriel Zucman, The New York Times, May 3, 2024.

Democrats say Big Oil misled public for decades about climate change, Chase Cain, NBC News, May 1, 2024.

Why Did Trump Do the Time Interview? Dan Rather, Steady, May 5, 2024.

In Medicine, the Morally Unthinkable Too Easily Comes to Seem Normal, Carl Elliott, The New York Times, May 7, 2024.

A Bit Closer to Holding Big Oil Accountable, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, May 1, 2024.

“It’s always DOOMSDAY in my world”: Trump’s desperation is both comical and dangerous, Chauncey DeVega, Salon, May 7, 2024.

“The Seeds Had Been Planted. Trump Didn’t Do It Himself”,  Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times, May 15, 2024.

Trump’s War on Government Will Take Public Health Back a Century, Abdullah Shihipar, The New Republic, May 15, 2024.

The Authoritarians Have the Momentum, David Brooks, The New York Times, May 16, 2024.

Beware the Pettiness of the Powerful, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, May 16, 2024.

When Donald Trump Met Hannibal Lecter, Frank Bruni, The New York Times, May 16, 2024.

The “Day One” Dictatorship, Federico Finchelstein, The New Republic, May 16, 2024.

How Can This Country Possibly Be Electing Trump Again? Eric Alterman, The New Republic, May 17, 2024.

Are Our Oligarchs Going to Drag Us Into a Civil War? Thom Hartman, The New Republic, May 17, 2024.

Higher Education Needs More Socrates and Plato, Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Harun Küçük, The New York Times, May 19, 2024.

A New Centrism Is Rising in Washington, David Leonhardt, The New York Times, May 19, 2024.

Fox “News”, Dan Rather, Steady, May 22, 2024.

Memo to Joe: Fight a Climate Election, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, May 23, 2024.

Trump’s “Unified Reich” Video Was a Message Not a Mistake, Margaret Sullivan, The Guardian, May 23, 2024.

Why Republicans Want and Need a Permanent Economic Underclass, Thom Hartmann, The New Republic, May 24, 2024.

Why Liberals Struggle to Defend Liberalism, Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, May 20, 2024.

The Rightwing Plan to Take Over ‘Sanctuary’ Cities-and Rebuild Them Maga-Style, Rachel Leingang, The Guardian, May 26, 2024.

Along Came Robert Costello: Trump’s Crime Boss Maneuvering Blows Up in Court, Heather Digby Parton, Salon, May 22, 2024.

I.R.S. Failed to Police Puerto Rico Tax Break, Whistle-Blower Says, Jesse Drucker, The New York Times, May 28, 2024.

How We’ve Lost Our Moorings as a Society, Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, May 28, 2024.

The Gender Gap Is Now a Gender Gulf, Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times, May 29, 2024.

Supremely Unaccountable, Dan Rather, Steady, May 28, 2024.

The Ugly Truth Behind ChatGPT: AI is Guzzling Resources at Planet-Eating Rates, Mariana Mazzucato, The Guardian, May 30, 2024.

Vermont Moves to Hold Fossil-Fuel Companies Liable for Climate-Change Damages, Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, May 27, 2024.

Biden Denounces ‘Reckless’ G.O.P. Efforts to Discredit Trump Conviction, Peter Baker, The New York Times, May 31, 2024.

We Need to Talk More About Trump’s Misogyny, Anna North, Vox, May 31, 2024.

What if This is Our Last Real Election? Paul Krugman, The New York Times, May 30, 2024.

Trump Wishes His Trial Were Rigged, Adam Serwer, The Atlantic, May 31, 2024.

Trump’s $1bn Pitch to Oil Bosses ‘The Definition of Corruption’, Top Democrat Says, Peter Stone, The Guardian, June 3, 2024.

‘Lock Her Up’ Was Not Just a Slogan, Michelle Goldberg, The New York Times, June 3, 2024.

The Most Ridiculous, Right-Wing Supreme Court That Dark Money Could Buy, Andrew Perez, Rolling Stone, June 3, 2024.

Why Is a Group of Billionaires Working to Re-Elect Trump? Robert Reich, The Guardian, June 3, 2024.

The Plot Against America, Alexander Vindman, Why It Matters, June 9, 2024.

The Fall of Roe: You Thought Dobbs Was Bad? They’re Coming for Brown v. Board, Lloyd Green, The Daily Beast, June 8, 2024.

Alito’s ‘Godliness’ Comment Echoes a Broader Christian Movement, Elizabeth Dias and Lisa Lerer, The New York Times, June 11, 2024.

Freedom’s Just Another Word for Not Paying Taxes, Paul Krugman, The New York Times, June 10, 2024.

Let’s Talk About Trump’s Gibberish, Tom Nichols, The Atlantic, June 12, 2024.

Another Trump Term in the U.S. Will Be Dangerous and Cruel. Jews and Israelis Should Know That, Michael Berenbaum, Haaretz, June 11, 2024.

Dems Need to Get in the Ring With MAGA. Take It From Voters, Anat Shenker-Osorio, Rolling Stone, June 15, 2024.

The Overlooked (But Real) Possibility of a Big Democratic Win, Russell Berman, The Atlantic, June 16, 2024.

Is the Partisan Divide Too Big to Be Bridged? Jonathan Weisman, The New York Times, June 16, 2024.

Public Funding, Private Education, Dana Goldstein, The New York Times, June 17, 2024.

Even Doctors Like Me Are Falling Into This Medical Bill Trap, Danielle Ofri, The New York Times, June 17, 2024.

Big Oil’s Favorite Democrats Are Fighting Biden’s New Climate Policy, Hannah Story Brown, Jacobin, June 13, 2024.

America is still haunted by the ghost of Ronald Reagan’s corruption, Brian Karem, Salon, June 20, 2024.

Elected officials in sweltering US states prioritizing fossil fuel cash over people, Dharna Noor, The Guardian, June 21, 2024.

A Morning Reminder that We Face the Election of Our Lives, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, June 27, 2024.

Why Republicans Are Far Too Confident About November, David Faris, Slate, June 27, 2024.

Trump’s Environmental Agenda: Embrace Big Oil, Ignore the Climate Crisis, Marcus Baram, Rolling Stone, June 27, 2024.

The Biden Conundrum, Marc Ash, Reader Supported News, July 3, 2024.

TAKE A BREATH! Reflections on a Disastrous Presidential Debate, Stephen Eric Bronner, Reader Supported News, July 3, 2024.

The Question President Biden Needs to Ask Himself. Now, Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, July 2, 2024.

Something Has Gone Deeply Wrong at the Supreme Court, Akhil Reed Amar, The Atlantic, July 2, 2024.

How America’s ‘Most Powerful Lobby’ Is Stifling Efforts to Reform Oil Well Cleanup in State After State, Mark Olalde, Capital & Main, June 24, 2024.

Joe Biden Doesn’t Seem to Realize How Much Trouble He’s In, Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate, July 5, 2024.

Why Biden Is Unlikely to Defy the Naysayers, Ross Douthat, The New York Times, July 6, 2024.

Joe Biden’s Blind Spot, Maureen Dowd, The New York Times, July 6, 2024.

The Supreme Court Is Fully MAGA-Pilled. The Time for Action Is Now or Never, Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern, Slate, July 3, 2024.

Your Religious Values Are Not American Values, Pamela Paul, The New York Times, July 4, 2024.

The View from ‘The Doors’, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, July 6, 2024.

It’s Not Too Late to Replace Biden and Defeat Trump, Gregory B. Craig, Politico, July 2, 2024.

How the US supreme court shredded the Constitution and what can be done to repair it, Laurence H. Tribe, The Guardian, July 8, 2024.

Project 2025 was supposed to boost Donald Trump’s campaign — but it may be backfiring instead, Amanda Marcotte, Salon, July 5, 2024.

The Supreme Incompetents, Ian Millhiser, Vox, July 8, 2024.

Colorado’s dirty secret: A $500 billion mining industry built on Indigenous land, Taylar Dawn Stagner, Grist, July 8, 2024.

Fascism and Fear, Timothy Snyder, Thinking About…, July 7, 2024.

Project 2025: inside Trump’s ties to the rightwing policy playbook, Rachel Leingang, The Guardian, July 9, 2024.

Biden Isn’t Listening, John Hendrickson, The Atlantic, July 5, 2024.

Why I Support—but Fear—a Kamala Harris Candidacy, Jill Filipovic, Slate, July 9, 2024.

Democrats Sure Aren’t Acting as if Trump Beating Biden Is an Existential Threat to Democracy, Richard L. Hasen, Slate, July 10, 2024.

Joe Biden for President, Bernie Sanders, The New York Times, July 7, 2024.

The New Anarchy, Adrienne LaFrance, The Atlantic, March 6, 2023.

Yes, it’s still fair to call Trump a threat to democracy, Eric Levitz, Vox, July 14, 2024.

Nothing About the Attempted Assassination Redeems Trump, Adam Serwer, The Atlantic, July 16, 2024.

The GOP climate plan is…way worse than the Taliban’s?, Bill McKibben, The Crucial Years, July 16, 2024.

I’m from Appalachia. JD Vance doesn’t represent us – he only represents himself, Neema Avashia, The Guardian, July 16, 2024.

The Paralysis of the Democratic Party, Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, July 17, 2024.

What Democrats Need to Do Now, David Brooks, The New York Times, July 18, 2024.

The Fakest Populism You Ever Saw, David A. Graham, The Atlantic, July 19, 2024.

Biden Drops Out of Race, Scrambling the Campaign for the White House, Peter Baker, The New York Times, July 21, 2024.

Trump the Lion, or Trump the Lyin’? Maureen Dowd, The New York Times, July 19, 2024.

Before 2024

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, The New York Times, September 20, 2014.

A Writerly Chill at Jeff Bezos’ Campfire, David Streitfeld, The 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, The New York Times, September 27, 2014.

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

Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth, David Bollier, Routledge, February 7, 2003.

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

Book review: Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’, Kevin Begos, Miami Herald, October 17, 2014.

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

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, William Deresiewicz, Free Press, May 26, 2015.

In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum, Jack Healy, The 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, MyNorthwest.com, September 26, 2014.

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

A Prescription for Life’s Final Stretch, Janet Maslin, The New York Times, October 16, 2014.

The Treason of the Intellectuals, Niall Ferguson, The Free Press, December 10, 2023.

Attacking the Elites: What Critics Get Wrong ― and Right ― About America’s Leading Universities, Derek Bok, Yale University Press, February 27, 2024.

Reading the Constitution: Why I Chose Pragmatism, Not Textualism, Stephen Breyer, Simon & Schuster, March 26, 2024.

Music

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)