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David Morris

Stories by David Morris

Lincoln, the Movie, and the Rest of the Story

December 6, 2012
150 years of struggle for minorities to gain power

A Stormy Reminder of Why We Need Government

October 30, 2012
A job well done, from the local 911 switchboard to the White House

What Will Happen to Equal Protection Under the Law?

October 17, 2012
The Supreme Court decides major issues like voting rights and marriage equality

Is It All About Hormones?

October 9, 2012
From the Boy Scouts to the Vatican to Wall Street, male decisionmakers act far differently than women

The Times They're a Changing. Or Are They?

September 17, 2012
31 states outlaw gay marriage. But this election offers four opportunities to stop bans.

Corporate Crime Does Pay

August 28, 2012
Major businesses repeatedly break the same laws over again to boost profits

For Good Customer Service Go to Government, Not Corporations

August 16, 2012
Have you tried to get through to your insurance company or bank recently?

After 20 Years, Charter Schools Stray From Their Original Mission

August 7, 2012
Instead of laboratories to improve all schools, many are now for-profit enterprises with poor report cards

U.S. Health Care Debate: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

July 30, 2012
The American debate sounds absurd (and heartless) to the rest of the industrialized world

Latest Proposal to Kill Post Office Ignores Real Causes of Its Financial Crisis

July 26, 2012
Peter Orszag, Obama's former OMB director, stands to benefit from privatization of U.S. mail

Texas Judge Rules The Sky Belongs To Everyone

July 25, 2012
Is this a "shot heard round the world" for fight against climate change?

Business Can't Win the Privatization Game Without a Handicap

June 4, 2012
Private sector depends on public subsidies to compete with public sector