Harold Meyerson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


The economy is a key topic that falls outside the comfort zone of the Republican party faithful.

  • Aug 26, 2015

In calling for walls and mass deportations, GOP candidates are preaching to their tea party chorus.

  • Aug 19, 2015

Bernie Sanders has been chastised for opposing open borders, but he is on solid historical ground.

  • Aug 5, 2015

But neither candidate is going far enough in proposals to fix the economy.

  • Jul 30, 2015

A dispute over union fees could decide elections for years to come — whacking both labor and Democrats.

  • Jul 22, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s speech on the economy offers proof that the Democratic Party has moved left.

  • Jul 15, 2015

The country has forgotten the economic conditions that helped the Nazis rise to power.

  • Jul 8, 2015

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

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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