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Harold Meyerson is editor at large of The American Prospect. His email is hmeyerson@prospect.org.

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Today on TAP: The UAW is up against an old foe Read more

Tap

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The three B’s (Biden, Bloomberg, Buttigieg) of can’t-go-big Read more

Politics

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But here’s why Buttigieg and Klobuchar can’t win. Also: Andrew Yang, the trucker’s pal. Read more

Politics

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Today on TAP: The sloppiest word in journalism Read more

Tap

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Or, at least, follows in the footsteps of Sweden’s social democrats Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Trump’s stonewall could pose a problem for some Senate Republicans—and provide a protective cover for the Supreme Court’s GOP-niks. Read more

Impeachment

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Today on TAP: Polling the socialism vs. capitalism divide Read more

Tap

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Today on TAP: As wealth has concentrated, investment has declined Read more

Tap

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Today on TAP: Tax excessive CEO salaries Read more

Tap

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As was not the case in 1974, Republicans now have counterfactual media that allows or compels them to ignore blatant lawbreaking. Read more

Impeachment

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Tap

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It’s now increasingly clear that maximizing shareholder value has led to minimizing everything else a corporation could and should do. Read more

Economic Policy

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Tap

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The best way to avoid the curse of déjà vu would be for the moderators to turn the discussion to topics they’ve thus far scanted. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Can unions change labor law so that they can reach a deal with all employers? Read more

Working in America

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The best way to avoid the curse of déjà vu would be for the moderators to turn the discussion to topics they’ve thus far scanted. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Can unions change labor law so that they can reach a deal with all employers? Read more

Working in America

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Dissecting DSA’s battles to define its role in American politics Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Also: What’s Gabbard’s game? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The Gang of Five won't be getting any bigger.  Read more

Working in America

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The party has given its VP nod to a senator (or renominated a veep who was a senator) at every convention but one since 1944. Next year, that’s not an option.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The progression of the Fight for 15 from a left-wing community organization and a left-wing union to left-wing cities to left-wing states to the Democratic mainstream is representative of the broader transformation of the Democratic Party in recent years.  Read more

Working in America

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ULTRA-TOP-SECRET: For POTUS (DJT), Ivanka and Jared (JK) only Read more

Tap

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Commentators like David Brooks love Scandinavian economics—except the part about unions.  Read more

America and the World

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The five Republican justices’ gerrymandering decision ensures GOP rule even when the party’s in the minority. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Sanders casts his socialism as an updated continuation of the New Deal. Read more

Economic Policy

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Senator Marco Rubio calls out corporate short-sightedness in a startling new paper—but he's short on solutions.  Read more

Economic Policy

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But this time around, the Justice Department isn't interested in challenging antitrust violations.  Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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The Board chose today to release a month-old memo saying Uber drivers can’t unionize.        Read more

Working in America

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Capitalism is more unpopular than ever—but the billionaire class has yet to catch on.  Read more

Economic Policy

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With the assistance of Fox News and its ilk, Republicans have cocooned themselves against all evidence. Read more

Law and Justice

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The Center for American Progress is hardly the first institution to label liberals and leftists of some means as inauthentic or hypocritical for their own attacks on concentrated wealth.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The new rule against primary challenges is meant to tilt the party more towards the center. Read more

Money, Politics and Power