Harold Meyerson, one of the nation’s best-known progressive columnists, is an editor-at-large of The American Prospect and a weekly columnist for the Washington Post. He also writes regularly about California politics for the Los Angeles Times and other national publications.

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  • No Time for Tone August 7, 2015
    AP Photo/John Minchillo Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, August 6, 2015, in Cleveland.  Well, now at least we know […]
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  • Bernie Sanders, a socialist in good company August 6, 2015
    Bernie Sanders has been getting a bum rap from people who purport to be his fellow progressives. He’s been chastised for not supporting open borders: Totally open immigration, the Vermont senator told Vox’s Ezra Klein, was “a Koch brothers proposal” that would erode the “concept of the nation state.” He’s been accused of downplaying the […]
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Harold Meyerson Named One of Nation’s Top 50 Columnists!

Harold Meyerson Named One of Nation’s Top 50 Columnists!

In September, 2009 Atlantic Monthly named Harold Meyerson one of 50 Most Influential Columnists. Calling its list “its all-star team,” Atlantic Monthly’s Top 50 are the most influential commentators in the nation – the columnists and bloggers and broadcast pundits who shape the national debates. Harold Meyerson is honored to be in their midst.

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Harold Meyerson's Book

Harold Meyerson's Book

Who Put the Rainbow in the Wizard of Oz?
Yip Harburg, Lyricist

Many of us can sing along with Dorothy when she imagines a place ``Over the Rainbow.`` And we all remember the Depression-era classic ``Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?``

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