Under Siege: How Government Centralization and Expansion Puts Democracy in the Service of Special Interests

In its first full year of business in 1998, the 99 Cents Only store in the north Los Angeles city of Lancaster did over $5 million in sales. This was welcome news to the city, given the space had been… Continue Reading

An Occupier rebuffs Lawrence Lessig’s proposal for taking the movement beyond mere protests

The recent exchange linked below between self-described liberal Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig, author of the excellent new book, Republic, Lost, and The Nation sports editor Dave Zirin, helped crystallize for me why the Occupy movement will continue to struggle to… Continue Reading