Stories by Glenn W. Smith

Glenn Smith is the author of "The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction." He runs and the Texas Progress Council, a message and political research lab in Austin, Tex. subscribe to Glenn W. Smith's feed

Posted on: Jul 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Republicans are redefining "democracy"--but it's time to remember what the real dream of democracy meant.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2007, Source: The Rockridge Institute

If an elected official cannot muster the courage to explain their anti-SCHIP vote to the children themselves, in a public setting we all can witness, then they must vote for the bill.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Alberto Gonzales is trying to explain away explosive revelations in the U.S. attorney scandal by using the "aw, shucks," or "I didn't know" defense that the late Kenneth Lay of Enron so famously used.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The author of 'Moral Politics' says the battle to define freedom is being fought by warriors with radically different world views.