About Greg Weiner

Greg Weiner, who teaches political science at Assumption College, is a former political consultant and the author of Madison’s Metronome: The Constitution, Majority Rule and the Tempo of American Politics. He is currently working on a book on the political thought of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

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Posts by Greg Weiner:


Narcissistic Polity Disorder: Treating the Advanced Case


Liberté, Egalité, Non Merci


Posner’s Tyranny of Expertise


From a Parliament to Proconsuls


The War on Poverty Turns 50


Whither Surveillance if Terrorism Isn’t as Big a Risk as They Say?


Hard Data and Soft Despotism


NSA Surveillance, Retrospective Risk Analysis and the Terrorism Trump


Judicial Arrogance, and Ignorance, in Utah


Lashing Presidents to the Mast


The Standardized Test as Tocquevillian Device


Poverty and Inequality, Redux


Sire, the People Are Revolting!


Poverty, Inequality and Opportunity


Free Exercise, the Contraceptive Mandate and the Corporate Form


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Nuclear Option


Placing Separation of Powers in a Fix


Ending the (Actually) Longest War


Defining Socialism Down


The Difficulty of Defining Terrorism