In this links round-up, we look at President Obama’s recent turn toward prolific writer… something tells me he plans an active, highly public post-presidency.
The Harvard Law Review recently accepted an article he has written about the President’s role in criminal justice reform. It’s here: http://harvardlawreview.org/2017/01/the-presidents-role-in-advancing-criminal-justice-reform/
The highly regarded journal “Science” accepted an article President Obama has written, titled, “The Irreversible Momentum of Clean Energy.” http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2017/01/06/science.aam6284.full
He has an “Ask Me Anything” on Reddit from 2012 here: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/z1c9z/i_am_barack_obama_president_of_the_united_states/
President Obama also has 10 different Quora answers here: https://www.quora.com/profile/Barack-Obama-44
Of course there’s his twitter account @BarackObama, where most tweets are by Organizing for America, but ones signed -bo are by President Obama. If you want. Honestly, Twitter’s pretty shallow. I didn’t get much out of reading the last year’s worth of tweets. I guess he feels the same way, given he didn’t write very many of the tweets.
If you want a hard-hitting look at what President Obama thinks his successor needs to do with respect to economic policy, you can see here: http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21708216-americas-president-writes-us-about-four-crucial-areas-unfinished-business-economic
Or you can read an article he wrote in the November issue of Wired: https://www.wired.com/2016/10/president-obama-guest-edits-wired-essay?