Newspaper Commentary

Can technology save the town meeting?
This is an expanded and annotated ("expannotated") version of an article that appeared in the Boston Globe's Ideas section on 6/3/07.

The most powerful governor in America?
This is an expannotated version of an article that appeared in the Boston Globe's Ideas section on 3/18/07.

Deval Patrick and "Grass-roots Governing"
This is an expannotated version of an article that appeared in the Boston Globe's Ideas section on 12/10/06.

Best-laid plans: the Bush agenda
What happened to the Bush agenda? Political scientists offer an alternate take on presidential power. [Boston Globe, Ideas, 1/1/06]

On Constitution Day
A new law requires schools and federal agencies to pay attention to the Constitution every September 17. [Boston Globe, Ideas, 9/18/05]

Constitutional Dreaming
As conservatives move to consolidate their hold on the courts, liberals and progressives look ahead--way ahead--and plan their strategy for taking back the Constitution. [Boston Globe, Ideas, 5/22/05]

Judging the Judges
Critics of the Massachusetts gay marriage ruling are crying "judicial activism." But legal scholars say it's not that simple. [Boston Globe, Ideas, 3/7/04]

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