Latest from Harold Meyerson

Donald Trump can kill the American union

His election is "an extinction-level event for American labor," a longtime union staffer says.
  • Nov 23, 2016

How to end the stock buyback deluge

A Securities and Exchange rule is effectively shielding firms from charges of stock-price manipulation.
  • Dec 30, 2015

The right’s war against the spirit of Christmas

Anger, not love, is the core of far-right candidates’ appeal this year.
  • Dec 23, 2015

The gross oversight in the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates

Traditional economic theories don’t take into account how much power U.S. workers have lost.
  • Dec 16, 2015

Frank Sinatra, America’s definitive voice

An immigrants’ kid gave our Songbook eternal life.
  • Dec 9, 2015

How Hillary Clinton can shake the one charge that sticks to her

She must create distance from Wall Street by proposing fairer taxes on the financial sector.
  • Dec 2, 2015

For today’s GOP, Thanksgiving is the ultimate hypocrisy

The Trumpian views on immigration and refugees are at odds with how the United States was settled.
  • Nov 25, 2015

Americans see a government of, by and for the rich

Democrats would be wise to adopt policies that help level the economic playing field.
  • Nov 18, 2015

We need a new trust-busting movement in America

A spate of mergers and acquisitions shows that corporate America knows full well the power of consolidation.
  • Nov 11, 2015

America’s white working class is a dying breed

The group’s mortality rate spikes as U.S. manufacturing and unionization continue to decline.
  • Nov 4, 2015