Donald Cohen is the founder and executive director of In the Public Interest, a national research and policy center on privatization of public goods and responsible contracting. His opinion pieces and articles have appeared in the New York Times, Reuters, the Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune, The New York Daily News, The New Republic, and other online and print outlets. In his spare time he hunts down new music.
I had the opportunity to spend a fantastic four days holed up in a hotel with several thousand musicians and music lovers at the Folk Alliance International Annual conference in Kansas City. My wife and I were two of the […]
Every day a new tweet that summons the darkest aspects of humanity. Every day another assault on the rule of law, on the norms of decency and the common good. I’ve been working to make the world a better place […]
Music and the people who create it give me a great deal, especially these days when the country is filled with far too much hate and greed. They give us hope, heart and lots of joy. Frankly, I don’t think […]
I’m always on the hunt for new music and I continue to explore the world of online music. I was an early user of Pandora and have found lots of new musicians that I wouldn’t have heard since the demise of record […]
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