Ari Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and an Investigative Journalism Fellow at The Nation Institute. He has written extensively about American politics, foreign policy and the intersection of money and politics. His stories have also appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone and The Guardian, and he is a frequent guest and political commentator on MSNBC, C-Span and NPR. His first book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics, was published in October 2010 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. He graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a degree in journalism and political science.
In May 2003 the centrist Democratic Leadership Council published its yearly list of "100 New Democrats to Watch." The DLC frequently puts out these lists as a way to publicly solidify its identif
A bipartisan dialogue in this election year? In New York City? During the Republican convention?! We always knew those folks at The New School were a little nutty.
"If Vice President Cheney were here, he'd tell you all to go fuck yourself!"
Inside the GOP's Boston war room.
Their reporters had the goods, but the Washington Post editors chose not to display them.
A recap of the Pentagon's most egregious post-9/11 mistakes, mishaps and manifestations of misdirection.
A speech at NYU offers a stinging condemnation of Bush's leadership on the war.
An odd thing happened in February when a European television station
approached Richard Perle for an interview.