Harold Meyerson, American Prospect

Harold Meyerson

American Prospect

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Recent articles by Harold:

Still Exceptional After All These Years

On this July 4th, it’s clear American exceptionalism isn’t working out so well. → Read More

The Revolt of the Cities—Again.

New York’s primaries confirm a major new reality of American politics: Our cities are turning overwhelmingly left. → Read More

Gone With ‘Gone With the Wind’

Hollywood not only got the Civil War and Reconstruction wrong. It also screwed up the Western. → Read More

John Roberts’s Heresy

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Bargaining Against the Common Good

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Biden: The 21st-Century FDR?

Today on TAP: What he can learn from Roosevelt’s presidency → Read More

Trump’s Model for Dealing With Civil Unrest

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Our Police Problem

White male cops are the last people we should employ to police our cities. → Read More

A New Campaign to Win Back the Industrial Midwest

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What Leftists Who Won’t Support Biden Overlook: Trump

The consequences of a Trump second term don’t loom large in their electoral calculations. → Read More

Frontline Workers’ Dilemma: Your Money or Your Life

Today on TAP: American workers at the mercy of employers → Read More

The Post-Corona World

Prospect editors look beyond the horizon at what the aftermath of the crisis will yield. → Read More

The Uncertain Future for Workers

It will take all their current militance, plus a government that restores their rights and curtails a depression, for workers to survive—and, just maybe, prevail. → Read More

A Growing, If Belated, Republican Discord

Today on TAP: The GOP’s love for laissez-faire is finally cooling → Read More


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Bernie-izing Biden

Now that Sanders has endorsed Biden, here’s a realistic plan for moving America to the left. → Read More

Another Week, Another Seven Million Unemployed

Today on TAP: How does Medicare for All look now? → Read More

Still the Man Who Will Change America

Bernie Sanders’s young supporters will create a more egalitarian nation in the long run—and maybe, in the short run as well. → Read More

GOP Justices Decree Capital Punishment for Voting

Today on TAP: The outrageous Wisconsin primary decisions → Read More

The Return of the Breadline

In the 1930s, Americans lined up on sidewalks for food. Today, they’re lining up on the roads. → Read More