MSNBC

Mehdi Hasan

American Discourse Needs More Mehdi Hasan, Not Less American Discourse Needs More Mehdi Hasan, Not Less

MSNBC should rethink its decision to cancel the Sunday night show hosted by “the best interviewer in American news right now.”

Dec 1, 2023 / John Nichols

Left to right: Ayman Mohyeldin, Ali Melshi, and Mehdi Hasan.

The Fight Over MSNBC’s Cave-in to Islamophobia The Fight Over MSNBC’s Cave-in to Islamophobia

Amid war fever and bigoted violence, we have to combat media cowardice.

Oct 16, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Donald Trump looks distressed on stage at an NBC town hall

Democrats Should Welcome More Trump Town Halls Democrats Should Welcome More Trump Town Halls

Angry, prickly, and paranoid, the president struggled to defend his record when challenged by a tough journalist and ordinary Americans.

Oct 16, 2020 / Jeet Heer

Chris Matthews

Why MSNBC Is Freaking Out Over Bernie Sanders Why MSNBC Is Freaking Out Over Bernie Sanders

Beholden to Never Trump partisans, the network can’t stand the Democratic Party’s shift to the left.

Feb 24, 2020 / Jeet Heer

Ed Schultz at a Bernie Sanders event

Ed Schultz Respected the Wisdom of Working-Class People Ed Schultz Respected the Wisdom of Working-Class People

The veteran broadcaster, who has died at age 64, gave the microphone to Americans who are rarely asked their opinions.

Jul 5, 2018 / John Nichols

The Very Specific 2006-ishness of Those Alleged Joy Reid Posts

The Very Specific 2006-ishness of Those Alleged Joy Reid Posts The Very Specific 2006-ishness of Those Alleged Joy Reid Posts

I don’t know if Reid wrote the posts in question, but it wouldn’t surprise me if she, or any liberal blogger at the time, had.

Apr 27, 2018 / Richard Kim

Trump on Fox News

The World of Cable News Is Trump’s Reality The World of Cable News Is Trump’s Reality

It’s not just the president’s tweets that are plagiarized from stupid arguments on Fox News, it’s his policy proposals too.

Aug 10, 2017 / Column / Eric Alterman

Donald Trump in Mar-a-Lago

Stop Insulting Donald Trump Stop Insulting Donald Trump

You’re only helping him (really!).

Jul 10, 2017 / Tom Engelhardt

A sign in Gwangju calling for Park Geun-hye's imprisonment

In South Korea, War Hysteria Is Seen as an American Problem In South Korea, War Hysteria Is Seen as an American Problem

The big issue here is the May 9 presidential election, which is expected to bring a progressive to power.

Apr 17, 2017 / Tim Shorrock

James Comey

The Dangerous Cowardice of James Comey The Dangerous Cowardice of James Comey

He caved to internal FBI critics and Republicans in Congress who are angry that he wasn’t tougher on Clinton. Now he’s paying for it.

Oct 31, 2016 / Joan Walsh

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