Joan Walsh

National Affairs Correspondent

@joanwalsh

Joan Walsh, a national affairs correspondent for The Nation, is a coproducer of The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show and the author of What’s the Matter With White People? Finding Our Way in the Next America. Her new book (with Nick Hanauer and Donald Cohen) is Corporate Bullsh*t: Exposing the Lies and Half-Truths That Protect Profit, Power and Wealth In America.

Roger Ailes, Bill O'Reilly

Donald Trump’s Misogynist Ratpack Donald Trump’s Misogynist Ratpack

Trump has surrounded himself with sexists and serial adulterers. Sexual harasser Roger Ailes is an “adviser.” No wonder he’s struggling with women voters.

Sep 7, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Can the Democrats Win Back White Working-Class Voters?

Can the Democrats Win Back White Working-Class Voters? Can the Democrats Win Back White Working-Class Voters?

Maybe—but first we need to understand why they left the party.

Sep 6, 2016 / Feature / Joan Walsh

Clinton Trump

The Media Are Doing an Abysmal Job of Covering Donald Trump’s Racism The Media Are Doing an Abysmal Job of Covering Donald Trump’s Racism

Too many outlets have equated Hillary Clinton’s speech documenting Trump’s racism with his baseless accusation that she is a bigot.

Aug 30, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Meet the ‘Feminists’ Doing the Koch Brothers’ Dirty Work

Meet the ‘Feminists’ Doing the Koch Brothers’ Dirty Work Meet the ‘Feminists’ Doing the Koch Brothers’ Dirty Work

The Independent Women’s Forum has leveraged its “non-partisan” brand to become an aggressive player in Republican politics.

Aug 18, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Donald Trump Detroit

Donald Trump Is Already Setting Up His Next Con Donald Trump Is Already Setting Up His Next Con

Trump’s lies about election rigging will do real damage to a Clinton presidency.

Aug 9, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Khan Trump DNC

The GOP’s Bottomless Bottom The GOP’s Bottomless Bottom

Trump’s attacks on the Khans aren’t surprising. We know there’s no low he won’t hit. But now Republican leaders are going down with him.

Aug 2, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton DNC speech

Hillary Clinton Bets Against Fear Hillary Clinton Bets Against Fear

The first female nominee delivered an appeal for hope and unity, while the grieving father of a Muslim soldier killed in Iraq lowered the boom on Trump.

Jul 29, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton Lets the Men Make Her Case on Night 3 of the DNC

Hillary Clinton Lets the Men Make Her Case on Night 3 of the DNC Hillary Clinton Lets the Men Make Her Case on Night 3 of the DNC

One powerful man after another wielded his powers on behalf of the first woman to be nominated by a major party for president of the United States. 

Jul 28, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton at Church

How Hillary Clinton Made History How Hillary Clinton Made History

Throughout her career, she’s won over rivals, critics, even enemies. That’s how a woman has to do it.

Jul 27, 2016 / Editorial / Joan Walsh

Michelle Obama 2016 DNC speech

Michelle Obama Brings the Healing Michelle Obama Brings the Healing

Clinton’s best character witness explains why she’s the person to succeed her husband, and quiets even furious Sanders supporters.

Jul 26, 2016 / Joan Walsh

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