Harold Meyerson

03/26/2015 - 8:20pm

    It's a good thing the Israeli election campaign didn't run one day longer than it did. At the rate he was going, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might have called for stripping Israeli Arabs of the right to vote altogether.

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02/12/2015 - 4:53pm

    "Envy economics" - that's how Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republican chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, characterized the budget that President Barack Obama submitted to Congress on Monday.

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02/05/2015 - 7:01pm

    If you made a list of countries you hope have learned from their past hundred years of mistakes, Germany would have to be at the top. Happily, the staunch opposition to a nativist fringe that the nation's government and citizenry have shown in recent...

01/30/2015 - 12:00am

    At long last, some tectonic plates of American politics have begun to move. The stagnation and decline of the incomes of the bottom 90 percent of Americans have finally shown up on the radar of our political class.

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01/23/2015 - 3:04am

    "If it were done," says Macbeth as he contemplates killing Duncan - his kinsman, his houseguest, his king - " . . . 'twere well it were done quickly." A similar judgment seems to inform the newly empowered congressional Republicans...

01/15/2015 - 4:58am

    "Raising wages is the single standard by which leadership will be judged," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka announced Wednesday at a conference unveiling labor's political agenda. To that end, he said, the AFL-CIO would launch projects this...

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