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Christopher Hayes

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Christopher Hayes

Christopher Hayes

Editor at Large

Chris Hayes, Editor-at-Large of The Nation, hosts “All In with Chris Hayes” at 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday on MSNBC.

Previously, Hayes hosted the weekend program “Up w/ Chris Hayes,” which premiered in 2011. Prior to joining MSNBC as an anchor, Chris had previously served as a frequent substitute host for “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” Chris became a MSNBC contributor in 2010 and has been with The Nation since 2007.

He is a former Fellow at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. From 2008-2010, he was a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation. From 2005 to 2006, Chris was a Schumann Center Writing Fellow at In These Times.

Since 2002, Hayes has written on a wide variety of political and social issues, from union organizing and economic democracy, to the intersection of politics and technology. His essays, articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, The Nation, The American Prospect, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, the Guardian, and The Chicago Reader.

His first book, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy, which is about the crisis of authority in American life, was published in June 2012. Chris grew up in the Bronx, graduated from Brown University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

Articles

News and Features

An effective investigation into the breadth of the CIA's interrogation programs must be bipartisan, similar to the work of the Church Committee in the 1970s.

With healthcare reform, the White House has transformed an intimate issue into a technical argument about long-term actuarial projections.

The future of progressive politics and the nature of the American social contract, not to mention the lives and health of millions of our fellow citizens, are up for grabs.

How can we expect the experts to reform the financial system when it's experts who got us into this mess to begin with?

How will Washington recalibrate the share of gains captured by shareholders, executives and workers in a post-crash economy?

Grassroots activists take on the banking industry on the question of bankruptcy reform.

Congress, at the behest of the banking industry, has changed accounting rules to make company balance sheets even more opaque. How is that going to help?

Three months into the Obama era, the euphoria of the election has begun to dissipate.

The Virginia senator's willingness to take up this cause is evidence that the culture gap may be closing.

For the Labor Department damaged by eight years of Bush neglect, help is finally on the way.

Blogs

MSNBC's Chris Hayes takes Jeantel's haters to task for their "willful" misunderstanding of a young, black woman's...
In a speech that Al Gore described as ‘the best on climate by any president ever,’ President Obama forcefully called for...
With a Republican majority revolting against a pathway to citizenship, John Boehner may be the only one who can get the legislation back on...
Why does Rubio continue to attach amendments that undermine his own legislation?
As 35 Atlanta educators are investigated for fudging standardized test scores, the bigger issue is the high-stakes testing that's taken...
There is something disingenuous about cries that the forum does not represent the spectrum of views on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Over time, Americans have become more open to tax increases.
By refusing to condemn Israel’s oppressive policy towards Palestine, the United States is encouraging conditions in the region that...