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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  • Democrats Get Out the Vote. Republicans Suppress It. October 28, 2016
    (Photo: AP/Jim Mone) A voter passes a sign in Minneapolis on September 23, 2016. It’s during the homestretch of campaigns that political parties often reveal their deepest identities, and that’s never been truer than it is this year. What really distinguishes the Democrats from the Republicans this fall isn’t their ideologies, their platforms, or even […]
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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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