Robert L. Borosage

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Robert L. Borosage is a leading progressive writer and activist.

Wall Street Raging Bull

The Fed’s Ruinous Course The Fed’s Ruinous Course

It’s kneecapping workers to prove its credibility with Wall Street.

Oct 31, 2022 / Robert L. Borosage

What We Can Learn From Watergate

What We Can Learn From Watergate What We Can Learn From Watergate

Fifty years ago, we tried to make the presidency more accountable. It wasn’t enough to secure democracy.

Oct 3, 2022 / Editorial / Robert L. Borosage

Now Is the Time for Democrats to Ban Dark Money From Primaries

Now Is the Time for Democrats to Ban Dark Money From Primaries Now Is the Time for Democrats to Ban Dark Money From Primaries

Before the party chokes to death on its own corruption. Next week the Democratic National Committee will vote on a crucial resolution to break the hold of wealthy donors and secret...

Sep 2, 2022 / Robert L. Borosage

The DCCC and the DSCC Are Not On Our Side

The DCCC and the DSCC Are Not On Our Side The DCCC and the DSCC Are Not On Our Side

We won’t come close to the changes this country desperately needs unless progressives transform the Democratic Party from within.

May 27, 2022 / Editorial / Robert L. Borosage

Must Try Harder: Grading President Biden’s First Year

Must Try Harder: Grading President Biden’s First Year Must Try Harder: Grading President Biden’s First Year

After a year that began with the Capitol riot and ended with the Covid revival, Joe Biden seems headed toward a remarkably consequential presidency. But whether as a success or a f...

Feb 4, 2022 / Feature / Robert L. Borosage

President Joe Biden addressing the nation on Afghanistan withdrawal

The War on Terror Is Still Alive and Well The War on Terror Is Still Alive and Well

Joe Biden deserves praise for pulling the troops out of Afghanistan—but 20 years after 9/11, the War on Terror continues.

Sep 8, 2021 / Robert L. Borosage

Rahm Emanuel

Making Rahm Emanuel Ambassador to Japan Would Be a Sick Joke Making Rahm Emanuel Ambassador to Japan Would Be a Sick Joke

Nominating the foul-mouthed former Chicago mayor is an insult to Japan—and a clear indication that Black lives don’t really matter.

Aug 24, 2021 / Robert L. Borosage

Press Secretary Psaki Briefs White House Media

The Truth About the Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement The Truth About the Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement

Progressives don’t have to convert Republicans—we just have to get Democrats to stand up.

Jul 1, 2021 / Robert L. Borosage

President Joe Biden

Biden’s First Hundred Days: A Historical Audit Biden’s First Hundred Days: A Historical Audit

The president has made a promising start on a historically bold agenda. But to deliver, he’ll need to do more to explain how we got here, who is to blame—and what needs to be done.

Apr 26, 2021 / Biden's First 100 Days / Robert L. Borosage for The Nation

President Joe Biden

The Head of Every Table: Joe Biden’s Impossible Foreign Policy Aspirations The Head of Every Table: Joe Biden’s Impossible Foreign Policy Aspirations

If the president and his team don’t rethink the United States’ presence across the world, our real security will be the first casualty.

Feb 16, 2021 / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Robert L. Borosage

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