Christopher Hayes is Editor at Large of The Nation and host of Up w/ Chris Hayes on MSNBC (Sat 7-9am and Sun 8-10am). From 2010 to 2011, he was a 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, Hayes was a Schumann Center Writing Fellow at In These Times.
Since 2002, he’s written about political culture and political economy. 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 book about the crisis of authority in American life will be published by Crown in spring 2012.
Chris grew up in the Bronx, graduated from Brown University in 2001 with a BA in Philosophy and now lives in Brooklyn with his wife Kate.
Despite Obama's inaugural call for a New Era of Responsibility, the old cynicism threatens a comeback.
A new kind of economic populism is driving grassroots protests to nationalize, reorganize and decentralize the financial system.
Every Democratic elected official must answer an old but newly relevant question: are you for or against labor unions?
Hospital magnate Rick Scott, the face of GOP resistance to healthcare reform, has won the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary.
An act of civil disobedience at a coal-fired generator in DC shows the movement to halt global warming is now in its second act.
The White House plan to keep homeowners out of foreclosure seems to have the stick-to-carrot ratio about right.
Tough love from the Congressional Oversight Panel involves ripping the Band-Aid--otherwise known as TARP--off the mortally wounded banking system.
Reining in the Pentagon's wanton spending habits is going to be a long, hard slog.
Why do the Blue Dog Democrats get so much attention? They're more unified and cohesive than any other House faction. And then there's America's love affair with fiscal conservatism.
As Larry Summers takes a dominant role in crafting economic policy, it's up to Joe Biden to protect the interests of the middle class.