Stories by Christopher Hayes

Chris Hayes, Editor-at-Large of The Nation, hosts “All In with Chris Hayes” at 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday on MSNBC. Prior to joining MSNBC as an anchor, Chris had previously served as a frequent substitute host for “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” Chris became a MSNBC contributor in 2010 and has been with The Nation since 2007. Hayes's first book, "Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy," which is about the crisis of authority in American life, was published in June 2012. subscribe to Christopher Hayes's feed

Posted on: Apr 28, 2014, Source: The Nation

Fossil fuel companies' business model means planetary disaster. And we must force them to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2011, Source: The Nation

For the condo-buying, sushi-eating Beltway class, the recession is over. For the rest of America—not so much.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2010, Source: The Nation

To see the West Bank is to understand just what occupation requires.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2010, Source: The Nation

As welcome as it was, the removal of George W. Bush was not enough to cure what ails us. It goes to the root of our political system.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2009, Source: The Nation

The government hasn't exactly been forthcoming about how it has made buckets of money available to the banking sector. But here's what really happened.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2009, Source: The Nation

From CIA assassinations to domestic spying, a sweeping investigation of government crimes is not only possible -- it has been done before.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2009, Source: The Nation

A tax loophole could let the ten largest paper companies rake in a whopping $8 billion. Where's the outrage?

Posted on: Feb 16, 2009, Source: The Nation

A bloc of 49 influential Dems thinks government's biggest problem is that it provides too much for its citizens.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: The Nation

A look at what actually goes on at the Democratic National Convention.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2008, Source: The Nation

Capable of dominating a news cycle with a single ad and raising millions of dollars with one e-mail, MoveOn is a major political pioneer.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2008, Source: The Nation

Unlike plans offered by both Democratic presidential candidates, the congressional challengers' plan opposes any residual forces.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2008, Source: The Nation

The shadowy group that smeared John Kerry in 2004 is ready to do its dirty work again.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2007, Source: The Nation

Is the NAFTA Superhighway the first stage of a long, silent coup to supplant the sovereign United States with a North American Union?

Posted on: Nov 14, 2007, Source: The Nation

Democrats may not have the will to close the gaping loophole in the tax code that allows hedge fund billionaires to get off for a song.

Posted on: May 3, 2007, Source:

<i>The New Republic</i> magazine makes a play for the progressive blogosphere, but it was <i>In These Times</i> that earlier got the story right.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2007, Source: The Nation

David Axelrod, Barack Obama's closest political adviser, is applying the lessons he learned from Chicago's ugly racialized politics.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2006, Source: The Nation

The biggest threat posed by the 9/11 Truth Movement is the danger that it will discredit the healthy skepticism Americans increasingly show toward their leaders.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2006, Source:

Even though anti-immigration activists like to trot out population figures to support closing the borders, we should really be concerned with the number of cars -- not people -- in the U.S.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2006, Source: In These Times

Why is the Pentagon keeping prisoners' mail from their lawyers?

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: The Nation

Grassroots groups that mobilized for the 2004 elections may have failed to defeat Bush, but they're still making waves across the country.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2005, Source: In These Times

An unabashed progressive takes aim at a Senate seat.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2005, Source: In These Times

Wal-Mart's anti-union crusade is a prime example of how corporations routinely break labor laws with few repercussions.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2005, Source: In These Times

Rick Perlstein, author of 'The Stock Ticker and the Superjumbo,' explains how the Democratic Party can pull together by simply never backing down.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2005, Source: The Nation

'Coingate,' a scandal at once farcical and outrageous, touches nearly every prominent elected Republican in Ohio and could finally pave the way for a Democratic resurgence in the state.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2005, Source: The Nation

Illinois is a bizarro-world inverse of the rest of the country, where Democrats dominate all branches of government, set the debate and drive policy, while Republicans grasp for a coherent message. Are there any lessons to be gleaned for Democrats elsewhere?

Posted on: Mar 24, 2005, Source: In These Times

In order to grow, progressives need to learn from evangelical movements: Systematically expand the universe of access points to their worldview and actively recruit people into the fold.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2005, Source: In These Times

The debate taking place over the future of the labor movement could determine its very survival.

Posted on: May 16, 2004, Source: In These Times

Prisoners pay the highest prices anywhere in the country to make life-saving phone calls. Now prison advocates are fighting to end special contracts and lower the cost of a call.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The challenge for progressives outraged at the Bush administration is to convert depth of sentiment into breadth of influence, and a number of groups are harnessing the energy of 20- and 30-somethings.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The provisional Iraqi constitution is a progressive's dream. And there is a good chance it may remain just that.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2004, Source: In These Times

The Iraqi reconstruction contracts are structured exactly like the Bush tax cuts -- they favor only the powerful.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2004, Source: In These Times

Once considered a blow to the Democratic piggy bank, McCain-Feingold has inspired a massive new wave of fundraising alliances and get-out-the-vote campaigns.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2004, Source: In These Times

As SEIU casts its organizing eye on homecare workers, wages slowly and steadily rise.