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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 Jun 18
A model for post-Trump USA: Newly Democratic Maine recovers from Paul LePage - great Prospect piece by Gabrielle Gurley:
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Harold Meyerson Jun 18
Great story: Teach for America as a front for charter schools:
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Harold Meyerson Jun 2
LA AFLCIO chief Rusty Hicks wins election to head California Democratic Party. Not at all evident that his new position is more powerful than his old one, even in terms of electoral politics.
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Harold Meyerson May 19
Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck, sort of. GoT choreography by Billy Wilder.
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Harold Meyerson May 1
The Prospect on May Day 2019: Sherrod Brown on workers and Democrats: How workers can control time on the job: Battles old & new for women workers and Millennials revitalizing labor:
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Harold Meyerson Apr 20
Boeing's refusal to hire experienced union workers at its So Carolina plant (vs its unionized plant outside Seattle) has led to mistakes endangering airborne safety. Go non-union and die:
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Harold Meyerson Apr 13
Gary knew that justice required skilled organizers, activists and trouble makers. So he funded activists and made trouble makers. He was the sweetest trouble maker LA has known; the city was damned lucky to have had him.
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Harold Meyerson Apr 13
The one word that's wrong in the journalistic obits of Gary Stewart is "philanthropist," as if Gary was a more liberal Eli Broad. No. Gary specifically funded community and labor social justice groups; he funded the trouble-making organizers who changed LA over the past 25 years.
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Harold Meyerson Apr 13
They kill by night. Cloaked in robes, the five rightwing Supreme Court justices convene at 3am lest a convict not be executed on schedule, and lest their liberal colleagues compel them to actually discuss the case:
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Harold Meyerson Apr 12
Gary Stewart, the great mensch of Los Angeles -- something that everyone who knew him knew in their bones, though Gary himself never did -- died last night. I'll miss him, as will his friends, as will his city.
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Harold Meyerson Apr 11
How the DCCC is trying to keep the House Democratic Caucus from moving left (my new L.A. Times op-ed):
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Harold Meyerson Apr 4
Homer Simpson having apparently turned Trump down ...
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Harold Meyerson Apr 1
EJ Dionne's brilliant essay on how and whether and when nationalism can be progressive, in a review of John Judis's work in the spring issue of The American Prospect:
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Harold Meyerson Mar 25
Trump didn't need to collude to imperil the republic:
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Harold Meyerson Mar 25
My seminal disquisition on the highest form of American capitalism - & my ground-floor, hot tip exclusive offer to readers!
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Harold Meyerson Mar 21
Some Blacks have passed for white, but Clarence Thomas goes further: He passes for a white racist:
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Harold Meyerson Mar 12
Regulate Boeing? Assert Congressional authority? Who, us? (New chapter in the ongoing laissez-faire love story of Mitch and Elaine):
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Harold Meyerson Mar 8
Very smart typical Brownstein analysis of where support for Medicare for All and the Green New Deal is coming from, and where it's not, within the Democratic Party:
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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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