THE MOVING TARGET is a blog about politics, economics, law, culture and American life, written by Michael David Fox.
Michael has engaged in writing, consulting, public relations, legal practice and teaching for more than 25 years. He received a B.A. degree in philosophy and literature, magna cum laude, from Queens College, and a J.D. with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was an editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He received an M.F.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine.
Michael served as law clerk to Chief Judge George C. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as an appellate attorney with the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., and as a national staff counsel for the United Steelworkers Union.
He has also taught communication, speech, acting, and dramatic literature at the University of California, Irvine, Long Beach City College, Palomar College, and the Laguna College of Art and Design. As a theatre director, Michael has staged more than 50 plays across a wide range of genres. His favorites are Tennessee Williams, Heiner Müller, Samuel Beckett, Michel Vinaver, Maria Irene Fornes, and Athol Fugard.
Among his publications are books and articles on economics, labor relations, contemporary political issues, William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett, and contemporary drama.
Michael is a member of the Executive Board of the California Democratic Party.
He has received an AFL-CIO Award for Meritorious Service for Commitment to Human Rights.