Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


The shrinking space allotted to most air travellers serves as a vivid example of corporate priorities.

  • Feb 26, 2015

Israel’s prime minister has allied himself with the political party that most American Jews reject.

  • Feb 18, 2015

It’s time for an ‘all of the above and then some’ strategy for workers, the U.S. labor secretary says.

  • Feb 11, 2015

The president’s budget would help rebuild the middle class.

  • Feb 4, 2015

In its dealings with Greece, Berlin shows it has forgotten the fiscal lessons of its postwar past.

  • Jan 28, 2015

A renewed focus on the middle class puts the GOP in a bind.

  • Jan 22, 2015

Republicans’ scramble to give banks what they want sends a message.

  • Jan 14, 2015

To rally support for wage increases, the AFL-CIO is turning more to cities instead of states.

  • Jan 8, 2015

Greek and Spanish economic misery gives rise to new political parties.

  • Dec 31, 2014

The Democratic senator’s much-needed brand of economic populism is not a niche ideology.

  • Dec 17, 2014
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Harold Meyerson writes a weekly political column that appears on Thursdays and contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Meyerson is also executive editor of The American Prospect, a liberal magazine based in Washington. A Los Angeles native, Meyerson was the executive editor of the L.A. Weekly from 1989 to 2001and hosted the weekly show “Real Politics” on radio station KCRW, the L.A. area’s leading NPR affiliate, from 1991 to 1995. He is the author of “ Who Put the Rainbow in the Wizard of Oz?” (1995), a biography of Broadway lyricist Yip Harburg.
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