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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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...

12/24/2014 - 2:57pm

    The word on Elizabeth Warren - the Democratic Massachusetts senator who fomented the opposition last week to a rollback of financial regulations in the bill funding the government - is that she's the left's answer to shut-'em-down Ted Cruz. In a...

12/18/2014 - 4:14am

    Hail the lowly bar code. By enabling retailers to track sales and inventory, it allows them to order goods from warehouses and manufacturers only when needed, reducing overhead and costs. Just-in-time production is a signal achievement of our digitized age...

12/04/2014 - 3:27pm

    Lawlessness happens when the law breaks down. That sounds like a tautology. It's not.

    The urban - and now, with Ferguson, suburban - riots of the past half-century have characteristically...

11/27/2014 - 7:07pm

    The commemorations of the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall have thrust into the public spotlight the border guard who ordered the gates opened. The subject of both a new German-language book and film, one-time Stasi Lt. Col. Harald Jä...

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