Jeet Heer

National Affairs Correspondent

@HeerJeet

Jeet Heer is a national affairs correspondent for The Nation and host of the weekly Nation podcast, The Time of Monsters. He also pens the monthly column “Morbid Symptoms.” The author of In Love with Art: Francoise Mouly’s Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman (2013) and Sweet Lechery: Reviews, Essays and Profiles (2014), Heer has written for numerous publications, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The American Prospect, The GuardianThe New Republic, and The Boston Globe.

Trump

Trump’s Biggest Scandal Might Tear the Democrats Apart Trump’s Biggest Scandal Might Tear the Democrats Apart

Until the Democrats have a real leader, they can’t unite against Trump, no matter what he does.

Sep 23, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Modi Trump G-7

Donald Trump Is Holding a Rally With… Narendra Modi? Donald Trump Is Holding a Rally With… Narendra Modi?

With this weekend’s stadium event in Houston, America First will meet India First.

Sep 20, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Trump Is Treating Foreign Policy Like a Mafia Protection Racket

Trump Is Treating Foreign Policy Like a Mafia Protection Racket Trump Is Treating Foreign Policy Like a Mafia Protection Racket

Congress needs to investigate the connection between Trump’s belligerence and the Arab monarchy’s wealth.

Sep 18, 2019 / Jeet Heer

How to Fight Brett Kavanaugh

How to Fight Brett Kavanaugh How to Fight Brett Kavanaugh

Removing a Supreme Court justice is nearly impossible—but Democrats can still weaken his power.

Sep 16, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Sanders and Warren Make a Good Team

Sanders and Warren Make a Good Team Sanders and Warren Make a Good Team

On the debate stage they've been an effective tag team against the centrist Joe Biden.

Sep 13, 2019 / Jeet Heer

John Bolton

John Bolton’s Ouster Makes the World Safer John Bolton’s Ouster Makes the World Safer

But only a little. Trump’s clownish foreign policy shouldn’t be used to discredit diplomacy.

Sep 11, 2019 / Jeet Heer

In an Age of Policy Boldness, Think Tanks Have Become Timid

In an Age of Policy Boldness, Think Tanks Have Become Timid In an Age of Policy Boldness, Think Tanks Have Become Timid

The disconnect between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and the think tank world could pose a problem if one of them gets elected president.

Sep 10, 2019 / Feature / Jeet Heer

Jonathan Franzen Pens Another Environmental Disaster Story

Jonathan Franzen Pens Another Environmental Disaster Story Jonathan Franzen Pens Another Environmental Disaster Story

The famed novelist is resigned to a global ecological catastrophe because his imagination can’t move beyond the status quo.

Sep 9, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Elizabeth Warren Climate Town Hall

The Problem With Our Climate Debate Is That Only Democrats Are Showing Up The Problem With Our Climate Debate Is That Only Democrats Are Showing Up

While Democrats are getting ambitious on climate change, the GOP continues to derail the conversation from the sidelines.

Sep 6, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Sanders

Democracy Dies From Bad Fact-Checking Democracy Dies From Bad Fact-Checking

The Washington Post is feeding into Trump’s agenda by turning fact-checking into an ideological weapon.

Sep 3, 2019 / Jeet Heer

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