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Harold Meyerson
I've been an editor of The American Prospect -- currently executive editor -- since 2001.
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Harold Meyerson Feb 12
Important Manuel Madrid Prospect piece breaks news: Trump is out to get Venezuela's Maduro, but to placate his nativist base, he won't let refugees from that regime into the US:
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Harold Meyerson Feb 6
Kinder, gentler, vengeful, bigoted Trump:
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Harold Meyerson Jan 30
California politics (the Short course):
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Harold Meyerson Jan 30
California politics (the Short course):
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Harold Meyerson Jan 30
Americans voting amounts to a "Democratic power grab," says Mitch McConnell. If voting's such a problem,why doesn't he move to China or Saudi Arabia?
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Harold Meyerson Jan 27
It may be hard (let's hope) to hire actual people when the job requires taking small children from their parents:
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Harold Meyerson Jan 25
In helping compel our deranged president to end the shutdown, the sickouting air traffic controllers at LaGuardia today also got a bit of revenge for Reagan's firing their predecessors in 1981. We all owe them our thanks!
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Harold Meyerson Jan 25
And let's remember that taking federal employees hostage through shutdowns if they can't get their way on non-federal-employee-related policies is a distinctly Republican ploy - from Gingrich (1995) to Cruz (2013) to Trump.
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Harold Meyerson Jan 25
America and Pelosi 1; Trump 0
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Harold Meyerson Jan 24
Billionaire Commerce Secy Wilbur Ross suggests unpaid federal employees take out loans to get through the shutdown. To mitigate his idiocy, he should volunteer to pay the interest they'll end up owing.
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Harold Meyerson Jan 19
As Starbucks shareholders, workers and just plain concerned Americans should point out to him on his upcoming book tour. (Post piece also says he thinks "entitlements" are too generous. As if Starbucks workers can comfortably retire on their employer-provided pensions.)
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Harold Meyerson Jan 19
If Starbucks founder Howard Schultz runs as an independent , splits the anti-Trump vote and gets Trump elected again, boycotts, strikes and physical destruction at Starbucks will likely ruin the chain.
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Harold Meyerson Jan 16
Pelosi sticks it to Trump but good:
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Harold Meyerson Jan 14
How to end the shutdown: An unpaid worker sickout at agencies like the TSA could compel McConnell & Co to end this Trumpian absurdity. By Georgetown labor historian Joe McCartin:
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Harold Meyerson Jan 11
Many thousands of federal workers are on the job but not being paid. Mitch McConnell, who refuses to involve himself in seeking a resolution, isn't doing his job but is being paid. Hmmm.
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Harold Meyerson Nov 21
A Thought for Thanksgiving 2018 (well, sort of): There is no clearer measure of growing Democratic success than that Republicans have expanded their mission from suppressing minority rights to suppressing majority rule.
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Harold Meyerson Nov 19
Why are some Democrats trying to oust Nancy Pelosi rather than Chuck Schumer, who's the party's chief defender of Facebook (and who's nowhere near Pelosi's level as a skilled legislative and electoral leader)?
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Harold Meyerson Nov 9
Third: Victories for voting rights and anti-gerrymandering politicos in a host of states:
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Harold Meyerson Nov 9
Second: Mixd-race civil and voting rights attorney elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court!
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Harold Meyerson Nov 9
3 election stories you haven't seen elsewhere, now at The American Prospect. First: County sheriffs who worked with ICE unseated!
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