Stories by Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a daily columnist at Salon who focuses on politics and inequality. He tweets [email protected] subscribe to Elias Isquith's feed

Posted on: Mar 27, 2016, Source: Salon

The "pro-business" model of capitalism is broken — and getting worse, author and activist Les Leopold tells Salon.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2016, Source: Salon

The New York Times columnist's defenses of wonkery are well-intentioned. But politics and policy are not the same.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2016, Source: Salon

Has the venerated pundit become everything he hates?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2016, Source: Salon

Sen. Marco Rubio had to fend off an assault from the Garden State bully. Instead, he nearly self-destructed.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2016, Source: Salon

The Donald wants to win.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2015, Source: Salon

Hillary's servers, Carson's pyramids and Donald Trump's ... everything — just some of the lowlights of a bad year.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2015, Source: Salon

We all hate how routine gun massacres are now. But too few are willing to place the blame squarely where it belongs.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2015, Source: Salon

It's time we understand inequality as a women's issue, authors of a new report on women in the economy tell Salon.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2015, Source: Salon

We've seen his tired act before.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2015, Source: Salon

The two leading candidates seem to have much in common. But under the surface is a major and irresolvable split.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2015, Source: Salon

A GOP mega-donor's failed attempt to silence the press offers a view behind the curtain of America's new Gilded Age.

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.