Stories by Harold Meyerson

Harold Meyerson is the executive editor of The American Prospect. His email [email protected] subscribe to Harold Meyerson's feed

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: The American Prospect

They not only need to resist Trump. They need to build power wherever they can.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The trade deals they shilled for didn’t work out all that well.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

His election is "an extinction-level event for American labor."

Posted on: Sep 29, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Aside from the legalization of marijuana, the Libertarian Party candidate opposes nearly everything young voters care about.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

On the bright side, long-term demographic trends clearly favor progressives.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2016, Source: Los Angeles Times

In cities and states nationwide, centrist billionaires are working to unseat progressive Democrats.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, coming before the party’s platform committee last Friday, is a nightmare for Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The nomination remains an uphill fight, but Sanders’ victory in Michigan demonstrates his unique ability to mobilize working-class voters.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Where unions remain, wages and benefits are better.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

The Southern labor system (with low pay and no unions) is wending its way north.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: The American Prospect

SEIU’s David Rolf—virtuoso organizer and mastermind of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage campaign—says labor needs radically new ways to champion worker interests.

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: The American Prospect

How can we jump-start the incomes of workers?

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

How economic security was destroyed.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

A federal court strikes down Obama's right to make recess appointments; appointments to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and labor board shot down.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source: The American Prospect

The only way unions can regain their strength and provide a counterweight to corporate power is if liberals join the fight.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2009, Source: The American Prospect

How America's commitment to states' rights is undermining our economic recovery.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2005, Source: The American Prospect

How one Wal-Mart true believer was excommunicated for his faith after doing what he thought the company expected of him: crying foul.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

The hardest thing to explain is how labor got here.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2004, Source: The American Prospect

Finally Wal-Mart has a union. One small catch, though: you have to move to China.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2004, Source: The American Prospect

The GOP's voter demobilization strategy sets us back decades.

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