Stories by David Morris

David Morris is co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and directs its initiative on The Public Good. He is the author of "New City States" and four other non-fiction books. Follow him on Twitter: @PublicMorris. subscribe to David Morris's feed

Posted on: Oct 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

State governments lead the charge for a progressive future on big pharma, criminal justice, and much more.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Let's talk "Guns and Butter."

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The system indeed is rigged, but that doesn’t make elections impossible to win.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A "no" vote for corporate farms may have implications for those trying to make the DNC platform more progressive.

Posted on: May 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What Bernie supporters should demand from Hillary on trade, education and controlling corporations.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

America's long and troubling history of disenfranchisement.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The hit BBC show has something to teach all of us about the Affordable Care Act.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Obama could have stunted the emergence of the right-wing populist movement if he had pursued an aggressive populist strategy of his own.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Despite huge barriers, activists in New York are finding ways to succeed.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Five men on the Supreme Court have done incalculable damage to the integrity of our judicial system.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Catholic Church has always maintained its stance that the sperm has a God-given right to try to get to the egg.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In politics, definitions change.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The columnist can't help but reveal his biases.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Shopping can be an ethical act.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Greece's almost-prostrate government may no longer have the capacity, nor the will, to defend its rules.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The far-reaching effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect country-of-origin labels.

Posted on: May 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Two Republicans who refused to buy health insurance launched GoFundMe initiatives after they had health problems.

Posted on: May 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The couple's choice of corporate partners to promote their agendas is highly questionable.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Twelve of the Sweet Sixteen teams are state universities--11 of those play in states controlled by Republicans.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

With new leadership, the APWU could turn the tide if they build an effective national movement.