David Sirota

David Sirota is a journalist, nationally syndicated weekly newspaper columnist, and radio host. His weekly column is based at The Denver Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Portland Oregonian, and The Seattle Times and now appears in newspapers with a combined daily circulation of more than 1.6 million readers. He has contributed to The New York Times Magazine and The Nation and hosts an award-winning daily talk show on Denver's Clear Channel affiliate, KKZN-AM760. He is a senior editor at In These Times magazine and a Huffington Post contributor and appears periodically on CNN, The Colbert Report, PBS, and NPR. He received a degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He lives in Denver with his wife, Emily, son Isaac, and his dog, Monty.

Back to Our Future Back to Our Future

Long before Sarah Palin, pop culture of the 1980s valorized “going rogue.” Americans are still paying the price.

Feb 24, 2011 / David Sirota

Dilberts of the World, Unite! Dilberts of the World, Unite!

Can a populist uprising flourish in a sector traditionally hostile to collective action?

Jun 5, 2008 / Feature / David Sirota

Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying

The American labor movement must guard the interests of those it represents--even if it makes people in power uncomfortable.

May 21, 2007 / Editorial / David Sirota

Wanted: A Real Leader Wanted: A Real Leader

Steny Hoyer spouts Beltway conventional wisdom no matter what the cost to his party; Jack Murtha has the potential to help revise our national security and economic priorities. Is ...

Nov 14, 2006 / Editorial / David Sirota

Mr. Obama Goes to Washington Mr. Obama Goes to Washington

Barack Obama talks a great progressive game. But his record so far shows he has a proven ability to mix charisma with deference to the establishment.

Jun 8, 2006 / Feature / David Sirota

Newt’s New Con Newt’s New Con

No voice rings as hollow as Newt Gingrich's on the GOP culture of corruption. Incredibly, the media are swallowing his story.

Jan 12, 2006 / Editorial / David Sirota

Minority/Majority Minority/Majority

While the Democratic Leadership Council issued a report advising Democrats to behave more like Republicans, Senator Russ Feingold has transcended party lines, forging a large, bipa...

Dec 21, 2005 / Editorial / David Sirota

Minority/Majority Minority/Majority

The Democratic Leadership Council purports to speak for Democrats, yet still employs former Christian Coalition official Marshall Wittmann to parrot dishonest right-wing talking po...

Dec 8, 2005 / Editorial / David Sirota

Minority/Majority Minority/Majority

While Steny Hoyer seeks to "make himself the first contact for K Street," Nancy Pelosi and George Miller are pressing forward with their crackdown on lobbying and ethics abuses.

Nov 23, 2005 / Editorial / David Sirota

Majority/Minority Majority/Minority

Joe Biden buoys up Samuel Alito's nomination by tamping down speculation of a filibuster. But California's George Miller convinced the President to revoke an executive order that w...

Nov 10, 2005 / Editorial / David Sirota