Stories by Roy Ulrich

Roy Ulrich is a lecturer at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and a policy analyst at Demos, a New York based think tank. subscribe to Roy Ulrich's feed

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

If history is any guide, the answer is: doubtful.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Behind the recent appeals court ruling that has Republicans and big business elated.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The public has lost all control of the initiative process in the Golden State.

Posted on: May 6, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

Broadcasters' refusal to give under-funded campaigns free response time has increased the amount of one-sided information voters get before entering the booth.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Bush and company failed in ways that have undermined Americans' confidence in the ability of government to solve the country's most pressing problems.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Sports franchises shouldn't necessarily be in the hands of private parties.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama and liberal Democrats in Congress need to remind all Americans that government has a role to play in the struggle between the people and the powerful.

Posted on: May 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The word filibuster doesn't appear in any of our founding documents. How on earth did this take control of the legislative process?

Posted on: Mar 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The public is going to have to wake up from its slumber and demand real reform.

Posted on: May 8, 2002, Source: AlterNet

With actor Robert Blake's arrest, television networks are gearing up for yet another celebrity murder trial. The talking heads and know-nothing pundits are back.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2001, Source: AlterNet

In a perverse way, California's energy crisis is a dream-come-true for progressives who argue for public ownership of public assets and regulation over private sector activities.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2001, Source: AlterNet

The repeal of the estate tax is Bush's payback to the super-rich. But, even as it is, the estate tax hasn't accomplished its mission very well. Raise it, don't end it, argues Roy Ulrich.