This website is a companion to my blog,  Thinking About Music, Bicycling, Politics.  . . .and a Little Science .


My regular columns at NewsMax began in early April, 2017.  To see a list of them (latest at top) ,  click here. .

Beyond Territoriality

If you are interested in seeing or downloading free music that I have written,  click here

Ideas about how to teach political science

Fundamental concepts papers

Medical policy articles written since 2009

Op-eds about race relations problems

Documents about my 1972 (and following) proposal for a unified world-wide solar power network

A very short one-act play I wrote many years ago,  Nyet Capo:  A Tragi-Comedy

The Monarchical Institution In Constitutional Democracy (1966 Ph.D. dissertation)

The Compatibility of  Monarchy and Democracy (1966)

On the Possibility of Peaceful Reform in the Relatively Totalitarian State (1960 Honors Essay)

Four  books of political analysis:

      Thinking About Politics:  American Government in Associational Perspective

                        This book is long out of print,  but used copies are often available at Amazon.com.               

        Beyond Capitalism:  A Classless Society With (Mostly) Free Markets (2018) (a Kindle book)(It can also be read on phones,  PCs,                 tablets)              

       Basic Political Concepts (1990)(free)

                  An updated version of this book is  now available as a free Global Text publication.(2008)

                  A  much more readable version of the update, from a Hong Kong website,  is also available here.      

                  (I include both links in case one of them goes away, as sometimes happens.)      


       The Case of the Racist Choir Conductor:  Struggling With America's Original Sin (2016)   (a Kindle book) 



Rules of Perplexichess,   chess variation played on up to 7 boards by teams of players.

2000 op-ed on Jeannette Rankin from Detroit Free Press

short summary of my background and career


Paul F. deLespinasse

Corvallis, Oregon