Harold Meyerson

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.

    It's about time.

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02/19/2015 - 9:29pm

    "The Gilded Age was not a golden age," says Tom Perez,the U.S. labor secretary. "America works best when employers and employees work together" - as they did not during the Gilded Age of the late 19th century and have not during the neo-...

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...

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