Stories by Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a staff writer at Salon, focusing on politics. Follow him on Twitter at @eliasisquith, and email him at eisquith@salon.com. subscribe to Elias Isquith's feed

Posted on: Aug 2, 2015, Source: Salon

He more likely to get elected -- and far more dangerous if he does.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2015, Source: Salon

Trump’s brand of populist rage is rather free-floating.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2015, Source: Salon

The tide of unionization has turned.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: Salon

Don Winslow, author of "The Savages" is back with a new novel about Mexico's drug violence. He's got plenty to say about the failed war on drugs, too.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2015, Source: Salon

The status quo is doomed but whether the future will be progressive or reactionary is uncertain, Hedges tells Salon.

Posted on: May 24, 2015, Source: Salon

Take a look at how the liberal superstar is changing the debate on trade if you want to see the party's future.

Posted on: May 15, 2015, Source: Salon

The GOP contender espouses a make-believe version of American history. Here's why you should be alarmed.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2015, Source: Salon

GOP candidates constantly invoke the Constitution. A Yale Law professor reveals what they all fail to grasp.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2015, Source: Salon

Her influence extends into the present day, and even played a role in bringing on the Great Recession and financial crisis.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2015, Source: Salon

It didn't take long before the Confederate flag became a symbol of racism.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2015, Source: Salon

The more influential Warren gets, the more worried the establishment gets. Here's why they're becoming so unhinged.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015, Source: Salon

The mayor of Chicago is finding out the hard way that the Democratic base is fed up with neoliberalism.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: Salon

Don't let the press fool you. Across the country, the wingnut revolution isn't calming down. Behold the insanity.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2015, Source: Salon

Don't let the press fool you. Across the country, the wingnut revolution isn't calming down. Behold the insanity.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: Salon

The man who turned 'The Daily Show' into a pop culture institution is calling it quits. Here's why that's okay.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2015, Source: Salon

Phony Populism Won't Rescue Our Politics

Posted on: Feb 5, 2015, Source: Salon

Conservatives claim to care about history, or their version of it, but proper education isn't big for them.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2015, Source: Salon

For many politicians and pundits, the Charlie Hebdo tragedy is cause to stoke the fires of terror — and worse.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2014, Source: Salon

Supporters of Darren Wilson and apologists for Ferguson officials are desperate to change the subject.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: Salon

Ryan's secret machinations to install a right-wing political hack at the Congressional Budget Office shock even the jaded.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, Source: Salon

The GOP is facing a serious problem.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2014, Source: Salon

"The position that the government’s taking is directly contrary to some of the Department of Labor rulings and regulations."

Posted on: Sep 6, 2014, Source: Salon

In newly released audio, a top Koch adviser, Richard Fink, lets loose a greatest hits of libertarian crankery.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: Salon

Tea Partiers like Rand Paul want a "democracy" in which big questions are never debated.

Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: Salon

The perils of growing inequality.

Posted on: May 19, 2014, Source: Salon

Taibbi discusses his new book, "The Divide," and the disasters of inequality.

Posted on: May 12, 2014, Source: Salon

Don't let the pundits fool you. "W" was just as bad as his rep.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: Salon

The teen sought proof that school administrators were ignoring his plight. So they had him arrested.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2014, Source: Salon

The Fox News blowhard also thinks Michelle Obama should come on his show and tell teens to stop having sex