Harold Meyerson

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 American capitalism: Economic rewards go only to the...

06/04/2015 - 6:15pm

    Like the universe itself, which, the Hubble Space Telescope informs us, is flying apart at an accelerating rate, the United States is - actually, the United States are - made up of distinct entities zooming away from each other. We are two nations,...

05/28/2015 - 4:03pm

    So what gives with the American people? Don't they realize, as my colleague Charles Krauthammer argued last week, "that free trade is advantageous to both sides"?

    The sides to which...

05/21/2015 - 4:08pm

    Sen. Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign is the first such effort by a democratic socialist since Norman Thomas waged the last of his six such campaigns on the Socialist Party ticket in 1948.

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05/07/2015 - 3:26pm

    "Policy," says David Rolf, the Seattle union official chiefly responsible for the first successful campaigns for a $15 minimum wage, "is just frozen power." By which measure, the problem with U.S. trade policy for the past quarter-...

04/23/2015 - 1:09pm

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has kicked off her presidential campaign making all the right noises. Trouping around Iowa with a handful of aides (and a media scrum that could fill Yankee Stadium), she has focused, however hazily, on the scourge of economic...

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