Harold Meyerson

01/03/2016 - 2:00pm

    "Follow the money," "Deep Throat" famously tells Bob Woodward, hot on the trail of The Post's most celebrated story, in the film "All the President's Men." In more recent decades, following the money has yielded a tale quite as calamitous as Watergate: the evisceration of the...

10/23/2015 - 9:45am

    One of the things that the Bern and the Hill agree on is that the government should do more to help Americans access life's necessities. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton both support, for instance, putting tuition at...

10/15/2015 - 4:00pm

    In the fall of 1991, a Democratic presidential candidate I was covering as he campaigned across New Hampshire had a line in his speeches that surprised me. He commended to his listeners something called the "Swedish active labor market" - a program,...

10/01/2015 - 5:30pm

    The revolt that brought down Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, was rooted in the Republican right's frustration that the House, under Boehner, has failed to keep its promises. It has not abolished Obamacare, defunded Planned Parenthood or advanced many kindred right-...

09/28/2015 - 5:45pm

    The pope addresses Congress Thursday, and conservatives are fearing the worst. Their belief systems can tolerate a lot -  laissez-faire economics, xenophobia -  but Pope Francis's emphasis on the Roman Catholic Church's historic antipathy to...

09/24/2015 - 1:46pm

    One of the mysteries attending the eclipse of the political center and the rise of left and right, both in the United States and in Europe, is why it has taken so many by surprise. When economies fundamentally alter their course, to the detriment of most, a radical...

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