Elizabeth Bruenig, The New York Times

Elizabeth Bruenig

The New York Times

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • The New York Times
Past:
  • KCRW
  • Washington Post
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Salt Lake Tribune
  • Medium
  • BillMoyers.com
  • The New Republic
  • The Week
  • AmericanConservative

Recent articles by Elizabeth:

When Churches Rescue Americans From Crushing Covid

Churches are doing what politicians have been unable to do, rescuing Americans from crushing medical bills. → Read More

Amy Coney Barrett and the New, Old Anti-Catholicism

Critics of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee argue that pious Catholics are a problem for liberalism. They have a point. → Read More

Amy Coney Barrett and the New, Old Anti-Catholicism

Critics of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee argue that pious Catholics are a problem for liberalism. They have a point. → Read More

Biden Could Be Our Second Catholic President. It Doesn’t Matter.

With John F. Kennedy in 1960, Catholic America achieved a long-sought victory. But what did we win? → Read More

I Asked Bernie Sanders if It Was All Over. ‘No,’ He Groaned.

The senator from Vermont explains why the left still has a fighting chance. → Read More

American Catholics and the Black Lives Matter Movement

How the American Catholic Church is wrestling with the Black Lives Matter movement. → Read More

Death and Texas

The state prides itself on its fearlessness. But how do you stare down a virus? → Read More

Coronavirus and the Paradox of Essential Work

The mothers who live at St. Ann’s are essential. → Read More

Democrats, It’s Time to Consider a Plan B

Tara Reade’s allegations against Joe Biden demand action. → Read More

Quarantine Parenting Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect

On trying to shape a happy childhood out of hard times. → Read More

It's Biden | Left, Right & Center

Bernie Sanders exited the Democratic primary and Joe Biden became the presumptive nominee. → Read More

Bernie Sanders Was Right

Goodbye to an honest man’s campaign. → Read More

How Bernie Sanders Can Still Win It All

America’s favorite radical is a family values candidate in disguise. → Read More

Michael Bloomberg and the Long History of Misogyny Toward Mothers

The Democratic presidential candidate’s alleged comments about his employees are part of a legacy of societal resentment toward women for having children. → Read More

What My Epilepsy Taught Me About the Value of Time

We know more about epilepsy than ever. But I am still trying to reckon with mine. → Read More

Iowa | Left, Right & Center

Well that happened. → Read More

Opinion | The Center Cannot Hold

Bernie Sanders’s strong showing in Iowa is a turning point in the battle between the party’s establishment and left wing. → Read More

Bernie Will Have to Fight Dirty

Despite his reputation for gruffness, Sanders hesitates to attack his opponents directly. He shouldn’t hold back. → Read More

Impeachment | Left, Right & Center

Buckle up. → Read More

The secret memo | Left, Right & Center

What did President Trump do this time? → Read More