Michael Manville's writing has appeared in a number of online and print publications. He lives in Los Angeles.
The Science of Things
In our consumption-obsessed age, what we consume most may be information. A new book takes a look at who manufactures it.
06.27.2001 | BOOKS
Truth in Sentencing
What if the death penalty did what it was supposed to?
06.04.2001 | SOCIETY
Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton and John Jay envisioned an America run by the rich. They would be excited by today's corporate-dominated Cabinet, the wealthiest ever assembled. In 2001, plutocracy reigns supreme.
04.10.2001 | POLITICS
Welcome to the Spin Machine
Do you trust these people with your food? You better. Chances are they're already making it.
04.05.2001 | SCIENCE
Genetic engineering will feed the hungry, if the hungry can pay the technology fee. For those who missed it the first time, here again is the story of Terminator.
04.05.2001 | SCIENCE
Come Back Angry
Why would anyone shoot up a school?
03.24.2001 | SOCIETY
One Hundred Years of Solitude
JR McNeill looks at the earth, in the wake of its most tumultuous century yet.
02.26.2001 | BOOKS
Clinton's Next Step
Mike Manville on why Bill Clinton should buy the Red Sox.
01.24.2001 | SOCIETY
The Dems lost the keys to Election 2000, and the GOP stole the car. Manville on the betrayal of the New Democrats and the struggles ahead.
12.19.2000 | POLITICS
An Open Letter to Alex Rodriguez
A-Rod can have his 250 million, Mike Manville just wants his 13 hours back.
12.18.2000 | SPORTS
Industrial Revolution Day
Greed is good! Sing along with the Center for the Moral Defense of Capitalism.
10.31.2000 | POLITICS
Death Becomes Us: Why Americans Support Capital Punishment
Alone among advanced industrial nations still practicing state sanctioned murder, the USA is heading for a long overdue identity crisis. Mike Manville holds up the mirror.
09.13.2000 | SOCIETY
Every Man a Soldier
Is the gun control debate even about the right to bear arms? One more look at the NRA's America.
06.07.2000 | POLITICS
The Sound and the Fury
You don't have to be a reactionary to doubt the effectiveness of one dimensional sloganeering. Mike Manville on why tactics matter in the fight for a just world economy.
05.15.2000 | POLITICS