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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

As Congress grapples with the wave of foreclosures and bankruptcies resulting from the subprime mess, why are some Dems siding with the banks?

Faced with a no-brainer fix to close a tax loophole, Senate Democrats are dithering, caught between the interests of their donors and their voters.

A web-savvy form of conservative propaganda, written anonymously and forwarded via e-mail, is altering the political landscape.

His nostalgic PBS series casts WWII as acrucible of meaning. Too bad it lacked a tighter focus on the moral failure of combat.

NAFTA HIGHWAY TO HELL

Kansas City, Kan.

By sending Petraeus to Capitol Hill, the White House tried to smuggle in a radical war agenda under the mantle of an outstanding soldier. And people fell for it.

The NAFTA Superhighway is a total myth. But the private Trans-Texas Corridor is all too real, foretelling a future America in which globalism and crony capitalism eclipse government as the provider of public services.

Michael Moore's healtcare documentary is less partisan, less outrageous--but more real--than anything he's done before.

When lawmakers and the media failed to hold the Bush Administration to account, it was left to bureaucrats to defend the integrity of government.

A group of economists is challenging the most basic assumptions of neoclassical economic theory, and their influence is growing.

Blogs

Anne-Marie Slaughter, Zainab Salbi, Elise Jordan and Jeremy Scahill on what “you should know” for the week ahead.
Is the war on drugs worth it?
It’s time that we realize the culture war is good for progressives.
Highlights from Saturday morning’s Up With Chris Hayes: the palpable effects of Citizens United, pro–Mitt Romney Super Pac...
If Newt Gingrich does make it into the White House, he will have a “direct and personal debt” to billionaire Sheldon Adelson.
Why was a respected pediatrician and Harvard professor forced to resign from his government post?
Christopher Hayes responds to Joan Walsh's claim that recently published JournoList e-mails prove his "Obama worship."
BP, Transocean and Halliburton elude blame one after the other when asked about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.