The Great American Boycott : Jesse participated in protests supporting immigration rights, and organized some publicity. He made a radio talk-show appearance on WTKK 96.9 FM's Michael Graham Show at approx. 4:45 PM to 4:50 PM, discussing Cambridge's rally, Cambridge's immigrant voting rights, the difference between illegal wrongs and illegal prohibitions. The host concluded by calling Jesse "a lying sack of fertilizer" which Jesse interprets as having been successful in presenting the progressive viewpoint to a conservative audience. (May 1 2006, 2 pages)
Issues - 2006: issues coverage for 33 Senate races, plus voting records of House incumbents (2005-2006, 585 pages)
Watershed Economics: Agribusiness versus Recreation For the The Buffalo River Stewardship Foundation, an analysis of pollution and recreation trends on Arkansas' Buffalo River, America's first National River. A complete economic and political evaluation. (1996, 92 pages)
Executive Summary 2-page summary of "Watershed Economics: Agribusiness versus Recreation"
Financing Energy Conservation Overcoming Barriers to Implementing the Massachusetts Clean State Initiative: A study for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (1994, 87 pages)
Using the Market to Reduce Global Warming Applicability of Tradable Emissions Permits to a Global Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program: An analysis of issues facing Global Warming treaty negotiations, and a comparison of US sulfur dioxide emission permits as a model for an international carbon dioxide emissions market (1991 and 1993, 34 pages)
Modern Malthusianism Book Review of Paul Kennedy's "Preparing for the Twenty-First Century" (1993, 5 pages)
Pioneers in Online Politics: Nonpartisan Political Web Sites in the 2000 Campaign, a study by George Washington University's Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet - featuring OnTheIssues, VoteMatch, and Speakout as models, plus interview with Jesse. (Aug. 2004, 72 pages, PDF)
Nonpartisan Poltical Web Sites: Best Practices Primer, a companion manual by GWU's IPDI, also featuring OnTheIssues.org and Jesse (Aug, 2004, 38 pages, PDF)
"Meet the New Boss?": "The left-wing conspiracy tries its hand at urban politics": including a mention of Jesse's run for City Council, and featuring several groups (DFA-Boston, PDC, PDM) which Jesse co-founded. Boston Phoenix, May 12, 2005
part 1, part 2
Dean For DNC: Jesse organized a petition in support of Howard Dean for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, which included 1,000 signatures with comments sent to every DNC member in Massachusetts. (Dec. 2004, 85 pages)
The Mass Scorecard: Jesse was the lead analyst on this voter information website resulting from the May 2003 Accountability Amendment. (Sep. 2004, 160 pages)
Valley Advocate: Mass Scorecard in Western Mass perspective, Nov. 2004. (2 pages)
Jesse ran a survey of Dean Meetups (the political phenomenon of 2003), analyzing 600 attendees' demographics, political preferences, and views on the effectiveness of Meetups -- the first analysis of Meetups since their entry into the political realm.
EOC Analysis : Jesse served on the Testimony Subcommittee of the Mass Dems' Election and Outreach Commission. This is his analysis of public input about how to change the Democratic Party in light of their ongoing gubernatorial losses. (Oct. 2003, 13 pages) (MS-Word)