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David Morris

Stories by David Morris

Let Red States Opt Out of Obamacare

October 7, 2013
In the long run, it will improve everyone's health

Defending the Public From Greed

September 14, 2013
FDR's campaign speech from 1932 is timely today

The Tea Party Targets Public Libraries

August 8, 2013
Even a $1 year tax hike to maintain services is too much for them

Only Congress Can End Forty Years Of Insanity

August 2, 2013
Our attitude toward medical marijuana has unfolded like an interminable tragedy with three acts.

The Huge Difference Between Republicans and Democrats

June 18, 2013
Look at what they are doing at the state level today

Hidden Power Grab Stops Communities From Deciding Their Own Futures

May 8, 2013
Increasingly states are quashing the power of local governments--and thwarting innovation

The Commons That Connects Us Six Days a Week

May 4, 2013
The Post Office is under siege from many sides, but is showing political resilience

Good News for the Common Good

April 17, 2013
4 recent victories strengthen the commons

The Rise and Fall of Broadcasting as a Commons

April 1, 2013
By U.S. law, the airwaves belong to all of us. But there's no sign of that today

The End of the Post Office as a Public Institution?

February 6, 2013
The Post Office will close half its processing centers this year and end Saturday delivery

Who Should Pay the Costs of Climate Change?

January 6, 2013
Increasingly frequent disasters like Hurricane Sandy and Typhoon Bopha raise the question of global sharing

Should Taxpayers Subsidize Charity?

December 19, 2012
A few surprises about giving in America