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Zephyr Teachout

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Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout teaches Election Law at Duke University School of Law. She is the former National Director of the Sunlight Foundation, Director of Online Organizing for Howard Dean's Campaign, and Researcher at the Center for Investigative Journalism in Bosnia-Herzogovenia. She also co-founded the Fair Trial Initiative, a North Carolina nonprofit dedicated to training young lawyers to be capital defense attorneys, and has been involved in local and national politics for over a decade. Her book "Mousepads, Shoeleather and Hope" (co-edited with Tom Streeter) was published by Paradigm Press last year.

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Happy tax day, everyone! Whenever I log in to Turbo Tax, I think of Tim Geithner, and so I was trying to think of the other political...
(1) There is nothing sacred about the Fed(2) Power is overly centralized in the Executive branch and thefederal government(3) Power is...
Two days ago I wrote about introducing a new kind of scale-based antitrust. Before exploring some other structural reforms, I want to...
As a friend of mine said to me last week, it seems the economic team advising Obama has an unfortunately limited imagination. This...