Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


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

  • Dec 17, 2014

Employees deserve better notice of their work schedules.

  • Dec 10, 2014

When the law offers no recourse, lawlessness can be the result.

  • Nov 26, 2014

Obama considers the damage done to families split by deportation.

  • Nov 19, 2014

The Democrats’ lack of a message cost them the midterms.

  • Nov 12, 2014

The party failed to deliver broadly shared prosperity as it used to.

  • Nov 5, 2014

How Democrats can save Hillary Clinton from herself when some big supporters run the big banks.

  • Oct 30, 2014

A faulty strategy proves disastrous for the corporate icon.

  • Oct 22, 2014

The fiscal policies of the German government have begun to threaten their own economy.

  • Oct 15, 2014

As workers’ power declined, so did their paychecks.

  • Oct 8, 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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