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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

Weary of tax cuts for the rich, state politicians are rethinking their aversion to tax-and-spend.

The money we've wasted on unseen terrorists, nonexistent WMDs and phantom pedophiles could have been used to address any number of legitimate threats.

David Axelrod, Barack Obama's closest political adviser, is applying the lessons he learned from Chicago's ugly racialized politics.

Now that Democrats have real power, netroots progressives need to choose their issues--and their tactics.

As Democrats clean up abuse of earmarks, they can't ignore the ones that masquerade as targeted tax breaks.

Public paranoia and a credulous establishment media that have failed to aggressively report on 9/11 have allowed a cult-like "Truth Movement" to fill in the gaps.

Economic populism was the most underreported story of the midterms and
will be the cornerstone of any new Democratic majority.

Progressive groups that mobilized for the 2004 elections are
now dismissed as failures. But though they were unable to defeat Bush,
grassroots activists are creating waves across the country. They may be
the ticket to Republican defeat and the creation of a new movement.

With Ohio's GOP tainted by scandal and corruption, Democrats see an opening for 2006.

Blogs

BP, Transocean and Halliburton elude blame one after the other when asked about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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The discussion about deficits and debt in Washington is so colossally stupid and disingenuous that even engaging it makes me despair. But...
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