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Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


A Securities and Exchange rule is effectively shielding firms from charges of stock-price manipulation.

  • Dec 30, 2015

Anger, not love, is the core of far-right candidates’ appeal this year.

  • Dec 23, 2015

Traditional economic theories don’t take into account how much power U.S. workers have lost.

  • Dec 16, 2015

An immigrants’ kid gave our Songbook eternal life.

  • Dec 9, 2015

She must create distance from Wall Street by proposing fairer taxes on the financial sector.

  • Dec 2, 2015

The Trumpian views on immigration and refugees are at odds with how the United States was settled.

  • Nov 25, 2015

Democrats would be wise to adopt policies that help level the economic playing field.

  • Nov 18, 2015

A spate of mergers and acquisitions shows that corporate America knows full well the power of consolidation.

  • Nov 11, 2015

The group’s mortality rate spikes as U.S. manufacturing and unionization continue to decline.

  • Nov 4, 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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