William Grover

William F. Grover is a professor of political science at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont. He is the co-author (with Joseph G. Peschek) of the new book, The Unsustainable Presidency: Clinton, Bush, Obama and Beyond (December 2014, Palgrave Macmillan).

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Sunday, November 29, 2015
Clinton, Sanders and the National Security Credo
Responses to the November 13 terrorist attacks by the Islamic State in Paris from U.S. political leaders and the mainstream news media have been predictably bellicose. Unfortunately they serve to reinforce commitment to a self-undermining, 14-year long war on terror that has no terminus in sight...
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Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Shoes, Trophies, and Bernie Sanders
"And understand this: If American workers are being denied their rights to organize and collectively bargain when I’m in the White House, I’ll put on a comfortable pair of shoes myself. I’ll walk on that picket line with you as President of the United States of America. Because workers deserve to...
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Wild Ride of President-Elect Bernie Sanders
"We can elect the best person in the world to be president, but that person will get swallowed up unless there is an unprecedented level of activism at the grassroots level." —Sen. Bernie Sanders Presidential hopeful Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is on a roll. Following his historic late-May campaign...
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Thursday, December 04, 2014
Our Imperial System: On How Not to Think About the American Presidency
"We are fortunate that, thanks to globalization, policy decisions in the US have been largely replaced by global market forces. National security aside, it hardly makes any difference who will be the next president. The world is governed by market forces." —Alan Greenspan, Federal Reserve Chair,...
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