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

IBM’s big blues

A faulty strategy proves disastrous for the corporate icon.
  • Oct 22, 2014

Harold Meyerson: How workers lost the power struggle — and their pay raises

As workers’ power declined, so did their paychecks.
  • Oct 8, 2014

The trade clause that overrules governments

How every major trade pact since Ronald Reagan has undermined labor and environmental protections.
  • Oct 1, 2014

Germany’s major export: economic optimism

Germany’s success is a combination of manufacturing strength and private ownership.
  • Sep 24, 2014

Workers deserve to benefit from their productivity, too

A new bill would tie executive pay tax deductions to employee wage gains.
  • Sep 18, 2014

In blue states, Democrats want more than social liberalism

Democrats want to see economic action from politicians such as Andrew Cuomo.
  • Sep 10, 2014

How to get a raise at McDonald’s

How to get a raise at McDonald’s.
  • Sep 3, 2014

In corporations, it’s owner-take-all

Companies are devoting nearly all their profits to shareholders, leaving nothing for R&D or employee pay.
  • Aug 26, 2014

Economic inequality, not just wages at the bottom, needs to be addressed

Economic inequality needs to be addressed.
  • Aug 13, 2014