Harold Meyerson

08/27/2015 - 8:39pm

    With Donald Trump's help, Republicans are laying claim again to the mantle of family values. For those who've been concerned that the GOP's preference for deporting undocumented immigrants might separate parents from their U.S.-citizen children, Trump has devised a family-friendly solution: He...

08/13/2015 - 3:22pm

    Bernie Sanders has been getting a bum rap from people who purport to be his fellow progressives. He's been chastised for not supporting open borders: Totally open immigration, the Vermont senator told Vox's Ezra Klein, was "a Koch brothers...

08/06/2015 - 5:41pm

    By any measure, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent and avowed democratic socialist, is running to Hillary Rodham Clinton's left as they seek the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. Surprisingly, though, it's Clinton who has been...

07/31/2015 - 8:04pm

    About a month ago, the Supreme Court closed out its term in a blaze of nonpartisan glory. Or nonpartisan obloquy, depending on one's reaction to the court's legalization of same-sex marriage and its upholding of Obamacare - but nonpartisan either...

07/23/2015 - 9:39pm

    In case anyone entertained doubts, Hillary Rodham Clinton's Monday speech on the economy offered proof positive that the center of the Democratic Party has moved left. Her address contained all the elements of the party's analysis of 21st-century...

07/16/2015 - 11:37pm

            As the minutes tick down before Sunday's deadline for Greece to reach an agreement with its creditors or else face bankruptcy, the Greeks and their supporters are accusing Germany, their main creditor, of hypocrisy. After all, in 1953, Germany's...

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