Harold Meyerson

07/21/2014 - 1:36am

    As long as U.S. intelligence agencies are hell-bent on spying on Germany, why can't they turn up some truly useful secrets? For instance, how to have an economy that bolsters a nation's power and fosters a vibrant middle class.

    The latest edition of the CIA's World Factbook spells out how Germany succeeds...

07/14/2014 - 3:02am

    Which Hillary Clinton would run for - and, more important, govern as - president? The onetime New York senator whom many Wall Street bankers supported and former secretary of state who gave speeches to Goldman Sachs and others for a reported $200,000 per? Or the leader of an increasingly progressive Democratic...

06/23/2014 - 3:46pm

    The recent cascade of Central American children crossing the Rio Grande and surrendering as fast as they can to U.S. border patrol officers - in full knowledge that they won't immediately be sent back - has confounded our already stunted national debate on immigration. Republicans blame the onset of border-...

06/19/2014 - 12:57am

    The winner in Tuesday's mind-boggling defeat of Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor wasn't just David Who? (Actually, David Brat.) It also was gridlock - for the remainder of this congressional session, and the next one, and probably for a number of years beyond that.

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06/09/2014 - 1:10am

    For Democrats who want their party to meet the needs of working Americans - not just split the difference between Wall Street and everybody else - last weekend's party convention in New York provides a ray of hope.

    Except - bewilderment alert! - it wasn't a...

06/02/2014 - 12:30am

    Who lost Europe?

    Okay, Europe isn't lost - merely home to a growing number of neo-fascists. The elections to the European Parliament still gave roughly 70 percent of the seats to parties of the center-right and center-left. But most of the rest of that body will...

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