The reading room

Authored by Ray Nothstine

Below you’ll find recommended reading that the American Habits editor and some of our contributors find interesting and relevant to our work here. The articles below are from outside publications and will be updated periodically.

A Constitution Among Strangers by Joseph Postell

When Public Policy Changes, Trust Your Neighbors by Stanley Schwartz

One Last Play: A Former All Star Helped Kill Stadium Financing for His Old Team by Jared Brey

A “new citizenship” to resuscitate civil society, again by Michael S. Joyce.

The fraud in “Our Democracy” by Bruce Frohnen.

Localism without nostalgia by Adam Smith.

United States v. Pheasant: A Rare Bird That Might Be a Good Vehicle to Revive the Nondelegation Doctrine by Casey Mattox and Michael Pepson.

Becoming a Constitutional people once again by Richard Reinsch III

How ‘Our Democracy’ Became Undemocratic by Barton Swaim (WSJ subscription required).

Can the Constitution Reconcile America? by Barton Swaim (WSJ subscription required).

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own governours, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

James Madison to W.T. Barry, August 4, 1822.

Authored by:Ray Nothstine


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