Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Confessions of a reformed activist

| June 23, 2014

When advising politically-inclined students – and working at a DC based academic research institute and Public Policy department ensures I have many of these – I often counsel them to eschew electoral politics entirely, to  approach policy careers with managed and severely constrained expectations about the results they can expect to achieve, and to generally shed […]