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David Morris

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The Truth About American Exceptionalism

April 19, 2011
America is exceptional but not in the way Republican Presidential candidates think

When Unions Are Strong, Americans Enjoy The Fruits of Their Labor

March 31, 2011
The rise and fall of America's unions mirrors the rise and fall of America's middle class

When Unions Are Strong, Americans Enjoy The Fruits of Their Labor

March 31, 2011
The rise and fall of America's unions mirrors the rise and fall of America's middle class

The State of the Union Address President Obama Should Have Given

January 25, 2011
It's time to speak hard truths. The U.S. is the richest country on earth. But the way we spend our money makes us one of the poorer.

Once We Insisted On Civility: Reflections on Tucson

January 10, 2011
From 1930 to 1987 TV and radio broadcasts were required to be fair and balanced. And then we abandoned those rules and talk radio became hate radio.

Commonizing Tax Incentives

September 25, 2007
A tax system filled with "tax breaks" to encourage various worthwhile efforts is inherently biased in favor of the wealthy.

A Bridge Collapses--Who Should Pay to Rebuild?

September 17, 2007
A Reflection on the boundaries of the commons

The OTHER Even More Important Debate About Evolution

September 10, 2007
Cooperation, not competition, is central to progress and social advancement. This has been proven over and over since the time of Darwin, yet we are slow to let go of the wrongheaded myth that champions "the survival of the fittest."
We Can Turn the Ad Temperature Down

We Can Turn the Ad Temperature Down

September 5, 2007
As advertising runs amok in the media, now is the time to say that excessive commercials are a form of obscenity.