Jeremiah Goulka writes about American politics and culture. His most recent work has been published in the American Prospect, Salon, and TomDispatch. He was formerly an analyst at the RAND Corporation, a recovery worker in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, and an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. He lives in Washington, D.C. You can follow him on Twitter @jeremiahgoulka or contact him at [email protected]. His website is jeremiahgoulka.com.