Steven Harper

Steven Harper blogs at The Belly of the Beast, is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University, and contributes regularly to The American Lawyer. He is the author of several books, including The Lawyer Bubble — A Profession in Crisis and Crossing Hoffa — A Teamster’s Story (a Chicago Tribune “Best Book of the Year”). Follow him on Twitter at: @StevenJHarper1.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Trump Resistance Plan: Step One
The king and his worthless adherents are got at their old game of dividing the continent, and there are not wanting among us, printers, who will be busy in spreading specious falsehoods… — Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776) When the victors write history, the resulting narrative often focuses on why...
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Begin The Trump Resistance Plan Before It’s Too Late
“Immediate necessity makes many things convenient, which if continued would grow into oppression…” — Thomas Paine , Common Sense (1776) Ordinary citizens searching for the convenient satisfaction of immediate necessity are Donald Trump’s unwitting allies in an unseen war on democracy. It’s...
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Thursday, January 05, 2017
The Dangerous Normalization of Donald Trump
"[W]hatever is going to happen is really here now — if only one could see it.” — H.G. Wells, 1916 Americans are living through the dangerous effort to normalize the abnormal candidate who won the presidency with a record popular vote deficit of nearly 3 million ballots. Donald Trump has about the...
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