Stories by Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout is an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University. She was the Director of Internet Organizing for Howard Dean's campaign, the Executive Director of Baobabs College Labs Project, and a consultant to America Coming Together. She was previously the Executive Director of the Fair Trial Initiative. subscribe to Zephyr Teachout's feed

Posted on: May 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Sen. Tom Carper is trying to sneak a covert piece of brutal deregulation into the Wall Street reform bill. Don't let him get away with it!

Posted on: Apr 10, 2009, Source: The Nation

It is time for A New Way Forward.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A new grassroots group has organized protests for April 11 in 11 cities so far, and the ranks of signups are swelling fast.

Posted on: May 22, 2008, Source: The Nation

Apparently, in the United States, we don't have an upper class; we have elites -- a complimentary term that obscures true differences in opportunity.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2005, Source: Personal Democracy Forum

Creating communities based on online connections but rooted in public places could be the key to reviving civic life – and it's an important lesson for groups like the DNC and the ACLU.