Thomas Geoghegan is a Chicago-based attorney and writer, and author of See You in Court: How the Right Made America a Lawsuit Nation (The New Press, October 2007) and other books.
There is no longer either a moral or constitutional basis for rigging the school system for the well-to-do.Thomas GeogheganSep 18, 2008
A new generation of business-minded young graduates of prestigious colleges finances the Democratic Party -- but at what cost?Thomas GeogheganJun 19, 2008
Before Congress goes after bank misdeeds on Wall Street, let's stop the petty theft on Main Street -- predatory mortgages and usurious loans. Had we protected the poor and the weak, the problems of our mighty banks might not be so great.Thomas GeogheganApr 18, 2008
Every week, it seems, it's taking another minute or so to get from point A to point B. What happened to public transportation? It seems obvious that we should invest in high-speed rail and mass transit, but we don't.Thomas GeogheganFeb 22, 2008
It's strange that the incarceration rate is not as big an issue in the U.S. now as it was in Dostoevsky's Russia, not to mention Dickens' England. When will the United States wake up to the problem of our growing prison population?Thomas GeogheganDec 17, 2007