Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Rep. John Sarbanes has proposed a campaign-finance bill that would return power to citizens.

  • Mar 25, 2015

By repudiating his commitment to a Palestinian state, Benjamin Netanyahu stoked fear and division.

  • Mar 18, 2015

Unemployment is down, but wages remain stagnant, which leaves the middle class stuck in neutral.

  • Mar 11, 2015

Money that once went to expansion and new ventures has gone instead into investors’ pockets.

  • Mar 4, 2015

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
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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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