Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


The high court’s ruling on marriage underscores the gap between civil rights and economic rights.

  • Jul 1, 2015

Removing a symbol of the antebellum South is only the first step in undoing the legacy of violent racism.

  • Jun 24, 2015

To protect U.S. workers, the Trans-Pacific Partnership would have to be shored up significantly.

  • Jun 19, 2015

Rick Perry makes much of the Lone Star state’s economic power but ignores the hidden costs.

  • Jun 10, 2015

The candidate should make a very public break.

  • Jun 4, 2015

What you earn for an honest day’s work depends increasingly on where you live.

  • May 27, 2015

Investors, not workers, stand to win with TPP.

  • May 20, 2015

Bernie Sanders’s run may prove to be prophetic.

  • May 14, 2015

The United States could learn from the employment practices of its German allies.

  • Apr 29, 2015

A response to Charles Lane.

  • Jan 28, 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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