Marcia Meyers

Romney’s Most Radical Proposal
October 18, 2012

Romney wants to give states more control over their programs. Here's a preview of what that would mean.

Blue States vs. Red States: The Sources and Resources I Used
October 17, 2012

When you’re writing a book or academic paper, giving credit is easy: You cite your sources with endnotes and a bibliography. It’s not so easy when you’re writing an piece of journalism. Conventions vary, from genre to genre and from publication to publication. My own practice, similar to that of many others, is to cite sources that provided specific pieces of information—and, when possible, to quote by name anybody who spent a lot of time helping me to understand an issue.

Blue States are from Scandinavia, Red States are from Guatemala
A theory of a divided nation
October 05, 2012

America is divided over two different visions of state and society.