“Winning the ‘Cold Civil War’” (with Melody C. Barnes, Democracy journal, Winter 2019).
“Challenges of 21st Century Democracy” (with Allison Archer, Richmond Times Dispatch, September 8, 2018).
"Why Americans Aren't Happy" (with Robert Putnam, El Pais, November 7, 2000. (In Spanish.)
Review of Paul Krugman’s "The Conscience of a Liberal" : https://m.indyweek.com/indyweek/movement-liberal-paul-krugman/Content?oid=1205277
On Impact of Obama presidency on Richmond: https://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/small-change/Content?oid=1755727
On the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty: https://www.richmond.com/opinion/their-opinion/guest-columnists/learning-the-lessons-rethinking-our-attitudes/article_f54052cd-1f5d-57b5-a1a5-3795e4decba9.html
On the Occupy movement and economic inequality: https://www.richmond.com/news/why-the-occupy-movement-won-t-go-away/article_ac56bca4-cd4e-52d5-9287-02f027073894.html
On the Employee Free Choice Act/unions: https://www.richmond.com/city-life/join-or-die/article_a4a5b086-3de3-5954-9654-ac7d0a515893.html
On President Obama's First Inaugural Speech: https://www.richmond.com/city-life/agree-to-disagree/article_34ce1ef6-527f-57dc-b7df-643ee5cac0ba.html
On the Democratic Party and 2008 Obama-Clinton primary race: https://www.richmond.com/city-life/agree-to-disagree/article_a02ebe57-bcd3-51c9-a6e9-13ceead57fe6.html
On John McCain and 2008 presidential race: https://www.richmond.com/city-life/agree-to-disagree/article_0e6179ee-ffcb-5a92-99af-d1fd08c0236d.html
On the Necessity and Justice of Taxation: https://www.richmond.com/news/no-taxes-would-mean-no-prosperity/article_ae049ec9-4755-5106-acd6-930f16f17c34.html
On Obama and fighting economic inequality: http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2013/12/obama-speech-inequalitypovertyeconomics.html
On Tim Kaine's selection as VP nominee: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20160725_Commentary__For_VP__Kaine_a_bold_choice.html?arc404=true
Top Ten List of Bold Progressive Ideas--2006: https://www.thenation.com/article/top-ten-list-bold-ideas/
On Declaration of Independence, 2008: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2008/07/04/top-ten-things-you-may-have-forgotten-about-declaration-independence
Peace Activism and the Obama Presidency: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2009/01/16/what-peace-activists-can-achieve-age-obama
Review of Tommie Shelby’s Dark Ghettos: https://bostonreview.net/class-inequality-race/thad-williamson-almost-inevitable-failure-justice
"Free Market Fairness: Is There a Moral Case for Free Markets?" (with Martin O'Neill: https://bostonreview.net/books-ideas/free-market-fairness
"Beyond the Welfare State: Rawls's Radical Vision for a Better America" (with Martin O'Neill): https://bostonreview.net/us/beyond-welfare-state
Turnout for Obama in Richmond, 2008: https://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/obamaandaposs-richmond-vote-machine/Content?oid=1381424
On climate change in Richmond: https://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/green-metropolis/Content?oid=1368977
On Gilpin Court, Obama, and 2012 election: https://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/swing-city/Content?oid=1779715
On Community Wealth Building as National Policy Paradigm: http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/394638-a-new-compact-for-the-fourth-of-july
Democratizing Wealth, Democratizing Power: Williamson, Thad. Tikkun; San Francisco Vol. 28, Iss. 4, (Fall 2013): 52-55.
Do you know where your next paycheck is coming from?: Williamson, Thad. Tikkun; San Francisco Vol. 13, Iss. 1, (Jan/Feb 1998): 28-30.
America Beyond Consumerism: Williamson, Thad. Dollars & Sense; Somerville Iss. 276, (May/Jun 2008): 10-15 NP, ETH
Strategies for meaning in the economy: Williamson, Thad. Tikkun; San Francisco Vol. 12, Iss. 2, (Mar/Apr 1997): 26-31+ NP, ETH
There is No Alternative to Forging an Alternative: On Gar Alperovitz's America Beyond Capitalism. Thad Williamson. The Good Society. Vol. 15, No. 3 (2006), pp. 31-36
REVIEW ESSAY Can Shopping Save the World? And if Not, What Can? New Political Science 31 (2009): 109-113.
The Role of "Public Work" in Democratic Reconstruction. Thad Williamson. The Good Society. Vol. 9, No. 2 (1999), pp. 20-23. https://www-jstor-org.newman.richmond.edu/stable/pdf/20710943.pdf?refreqid=excelsior%3Ab298a4f1f2edb6092469971c86f44ae3