NC SPIN Posts by Rob Schofield

Rousing a sleeping giant

Why politicians of both parties may rue the awakening of North Carolina’s progressive movement There is a bit of mythology percolating through the mainstream news media these days that the Moral...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   May 28, 2014

Wall Street values on Jones Street

The moral decline of modern capitalism infects North Carolina state government There are lots of insidious ways in which the unfettered greed and inequality of 21st capitalism are infecting and...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   March 4, 2014

Political climate change?

It’s been several months since the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned the 2013 long session last July and there’s no mistaking the altered vibe that now pervades the state capital. When...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   February 18, 2014

The path toward saner gun policies

What it will really take to reclaim the debate and “regulate the Militia” It’s been less than 96 hours since a pathetically troubled young man dipped into his mother’s arsenal of high-powered...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   December 20, 2012

Now what?

This time, we will have no illusions that the President can fix things without our help Just four years ago, in the midst of a profound national economic crisis and a seemingly endless and disastrous...    Read More

by Rob Schofield   |   November 7, 2012