Bibliography

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Articles & Essays

Issues Edited

  • Law and Neoliberalism, 77 Law & Contemporary Problems (No. 4 ) (Special Editor with David Singh Grewal)

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Democrats Need Patriotism Now More Than EverNew York Times () (A version of this article appears in print on July 3, 2022, Section SR, Page 12 of the New York edition with the headline: The Left Must Reclaim Patriotism)
  • The Republican Party Is Succeeding Because We Are Not a True DemocracyNew York Times () (A version of this article appears in print on Jan. 6, 2022, Section A, Page 23 of the New York edition with the headline: We’re Not a Real Democracy. That’s Why Jan. 6 Happened)
  • No Law Without Politics (No Politics Without Law), Law and Political Economy ()
  • The Unequal Distribution of Catastrophe in North Carolina, The New Yorker ()
  • The Bosses’ Constitution: How and Why the First Amendment Became a Weapon for the Right, Nation ()
  • The Left’s Guide to Reclaiming the Constitution, New York Times ()
  • The New Socialism Is More American Than You Think (And Also More Radical) , Politico Magazine ()
  • Trump’s Nativism Is Transforming the Physical Landscape, The Atlantic ()
  • Environmental Trumpism at Bears Ears, Law and Political Economy ()
  • North Carolina's Long Moral March and Its Lessons for the Trump Resistance, New Yorker ()
  • A People's Globalism: Notes Toward a New Left Internationalism, Nation () (with others)
  • How to Lose a Country: Henry David Thoreau, the Politics of Nature and the Citizenship of Fear, ABC Religion & Ethics ()
  • America's New Opposition, New Republic ()
  • Redefining Solidarity, Dissent ()
  • The Fight Ahead, 64 Dissent (7-9)
  • Environmentalism was Once a Social-Justice Movement, Atlantic ()
  • Populism's Two Paths, Nation ()
  • North Carolina Republications vs. N.C.A.A. Basketball, New Yorker ()
  • A Voting-Rights Victory in North Carolina, New Yorker ()
  • Sandra Bland, Citizen, Huffington Post ()
  • America's Rejection of the Politics of Barack Obama, Atlantic ()
  • How to Fight Trump, Huffington Post ()
  • The Pope and I (Are Having a Complicated Weekend), Huffington Post ()
  • On Memorial Day, Weaponizing the American Flag, Scalawag ()
  • What West Virginia is Saying at the Polls, Scalawag ()
  • Transgender Rights and the End of the New South, New Yorker ()
  • The Violent Remaking of Appalachia, Atlantic ()
  • How the 2016 Election Undermines Fukuyama's "End of History" Argument, Vox ()
  • Jim Webb, Donald Trump, and the Tragedy of American Whiteness, Huffington Post ()
  • Palin's Song: Her Speech Endorsing Trump, Compressed into Short Poems, Huffington Post ()
  • Scalia's Contradictory Originalism, New Yorker ()
  • 4 Reasons Sanders Can Win the General , Huffington Post ()
  • Against the Political Grown-Up, Dissent ()
  • Dismissing Sanders: Democratic Condescension and the Mythic Political Grown-up, Huffington Post ()
  • The Anti-Trump Left Is Now the Only Hope for Moderates, The New Republic ()
  • Ammon Bundy Stands Down, New Yorker ()
  • Donald Trump's Brutal Charm, Huffington Post ()
  • Sanders and the Theory of Change: Radical Politics for Grown-Ups, Huffington Post ()
  • Bernie is Not the New Barry -- And That's a Good Thing, Huffington Post ()
  • The New Nature, Boston Review () (with others)
  • The Bundys and the Irony of American Vigilantism, The New Yorker ()
  • We are the Climate Change Complacency We Seek, Foreign Policy ()
  • Trump's Monstrous Call, Huffington Post ()
  • Bernie Sanders's New Deal Socialism, The New Yorker ()
  • An Environmentalism for the Left, Dissent ()
  • Climate Apocalypse and/or Democracy, Huffington Post ()
  • Foodies Can Succeed Where Environmentalists Failed, Bloomberg View ()
  • The Amazon Economy, Huffington Post ()
  • Environmentalism's Racist History, New Yorker ()
  • The G.O.P. Opts Out of Equality, New Yorker ()
  • Tenure, Fairness, and Fear(lessness), Huffington Post ()
  • The TPP is a Test of Democracy, Huffington Post ()
  • Fragments, Shored, Avidly ()
  • Imagining the Anthropocene, aeon ()
  • Ayn Rand Comes to U.N.C., The New Yorker ()
  • Socialism or Barbarism? Syriza, Economics, and Democracy, Huffington Post ()
  • Eternal Childhood of the Spotless Mind: Speech Codes in the Neoliberal University, Huffington Post ()
  • The Long Game of the Moral March, New Yorker ()
  • Thoughts from Chapel Hill: Violence as a Way of Life ()
  • The Dangers of Clarity: Don't Let Terrorism Define Us, Huffington Post ()
  • I Understand Nothing, Huffington Post ()
  • Democracy Under Threat for 250 Years, Daily Beast ()
  • The Media's Pro-Torture Cheerleaders, Daily Beast ()
  • Teenage Riot A Sentimental Education, n+1 ()
  • The Hunger Games Economy, The Daily Beast ()
  • Thanksgiving #Ferguson, Daily Beast ()
  • A Reminder: Our Justices are Politicians in Robes, Daily Beast ()
  • It's Legal to Buy Votes in America, Daily Beast ()
  • Undo Citizen's United? We'd Only Scratch the Surface, Daily Beast ()
  • Why Your Waiter Hates You, Daily Beast ()
  • When Diversity Fails the Poor, Daily Beast ()
  • Killing It, Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly ()
  • Why Some are More Equal Than Others, Daily Beast ()
  • 7 Most Truthy NYT Columnists, Avidly ()
  • God Save Us From This Court, Daily Beast ()
  • On Obama, Occupy, and Moral Monday, Daily Beast ()
  • Time Bomb, Politico Magazine ()
  • How to Fix Inequality After Piketty, Daily Beast ()
  • Why Pollution is a Violent Crime, Daily Beast ()
  • Time for Greens to Get Radical, Daily Beast ()
  • We Need More Class Traitors, Daily Beast ()
  • How 'Thrones' Explains DC Politics, Daily Beast ()
  • What We Need to Fix Climate Change, Daily Beast ()
  • 17 Endangered Species that are Also Bands, Avidly ()
  • No One's Job: West Virginia's Forbidden Waters, New Yorker ()
  • The Accidental Neoliberal, N+1 ()
  • How the Ag-Gag Bill Would Make Criminals Out of Do-Gooders, Newsobserver.com ()
  • Open the Slaughterhouses, New York Times ()
  • A Terrible Beauty, Avidly ()
  • Whiteness in the Age of Obama, Huffington Post ()
  • How to be American Here in the Future, Huffington Post ()
  • Intellectual Climate Change, The Guardian ()
  • The New Open Society: Has The New Utopia Promised By The Tech Boom's Cyber-Prophets Lived Up To Its Billing? Depends On The Book, 2006 American Prospect () (reviewing Cass Sunstein, Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge (2006) and Yochai Benkler, The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (2006))
  • Democracy and Disaster, Die Zeit ()
  • A Way in the World, Duke Law Magazine ()
  • Neoliberalism Comes to Domestic Policy, La Vanguardia ()
  • Where Do Progressives Go Now?, The Principles Project ()
  • Democrats After the Election, Die Welt ()
  • Voting for John Kerry Guarantees Saving the American Dream, Charleston (, at P5A)
  • Questions for President Bush (contributor), New York Times ()
  • A Vote for Kerry Is a Vote for the American Dream, Charleston Gazette ()
  • American Eating, American Politics, Die Zeit ()
  • Democratic Conscience, Democratic Sense, La Vanguardia ()
  • Kerrys Dilemma, La Vanguardia ()
  • Freedom's Next Fight, 15 American Prospect () (reviewing Lawrence Lessig, Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock down Culture and Control Creativity (2004))
  • Suspicious Minds, The Atlantic Monthly ()
  • Civilization of Violence?, Die Zeit ()
  • The Pure Heart, Die Zeit ()
  • The Young American, Esquire (, at 161)
  • The Way We Say Goodnight, Shout ()
  • After Innocence, Die Zeit ()
  • Gary Condit's Strong, Silent Act, New York Times ()
  • Us and Them, Die Zeit ()
  • The Universal Nation, Prospect ()
  • Once Again, America Needs to Believe in Its Courts, New York Times ()
  • Planet Bush, Planet Gore, American Prospect (, at 34)
  • How to Go to the Polls Twice, New York Times ()
  • America's Crisis of LegitimacyDie Zeit ()
  • The Politics of Adulthood, New York Times ()
  • The Dilemma of Irony, Die Zeit ()
  • Shades of Green, American Prospect (, at 6)
  • The New Culture of Rural America, American Prospect (, at 26)
  • After Apathy, American Prospect (, at 12)
  • A Holiday that Plays to Our Strengths, New York Times ()
  • If Wishing Only Made It So, American Prospect (, at 86)
  • From Purity to Politics, American Prospect (, at 82)
  • Rape of the Appalachians, American Prospect (, at 28)
  • The Age of Irony, American Prospect (, at 84)
  • Wendell Berry: An Appreciation, Boston Book Review ()
  • Dolly and Madison, American Prospect (, at 88)
  • The God of the Digerati, American Prospect ()
  • The Chicago Acid Bath, American Prospect ()
  • The Libertarian Conceit, American Prospect ()
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