Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


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

Hillary Clinton’s comments on CEO pay are promising, but she needs to back them up with prudent policies.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Republicans’ stances on poverty and voting rights mirror those of the antebellum South.

  • Apr 8, 2015

The prime mover behind raises, such as the one McDonald’s announced, is the workers themselves.

  • Apr 2, 2015

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

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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