Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


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

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
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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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