Election 2016

Chris Licht, Chairman and CEO, CNN Worldwide, speaks onstage

How CNN Went From Bad to Worse How CNN Went From Bad to Worse

Chris Licht’s disastrous reign is governed by reactionary centrism.

Jun 5, 2023 / Jeet Heer

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 07: United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito poses for an official portrait at the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court building on October 7, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court has begun a new term after Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was officially added to the bench in September.

Don’t Reform the Courts. Disempower Them. Don’t Reform the Courts. Disempower Them.

The Supreme Court’s extreme anti-worker decision calls for a radical response.

Jun 2, 2023 / Jeet Heer

United States Supreme Court justices

How Should Workers Respond to the Supreme Court’s Ruling in “Glacier Northwest”? How Should Workers Respond to the Supreme Court’s Ruling in “Glacier Northwest”?

The court’s ruling could have been much worse—and soon will be. Workers and unions need to be prepared.

Jun 1, 2023 / Editorial / Jane McAlevey

The Courts’ Legitimacy Crisis Is an Opportunity Democrats Should Seize

The Courts’ Legitimacy Crisis Is an Opportunity Democrats Should Seize The Courts’ Legitimacy Crisis Is an Opportunity Democrats Should Seize

Calling out corrupt judges and reactionary courts is good policy—and good politics.

May 29, 2023 / Column / Jeet Heer

Is This the End of Russiagate? John Durham’s Dud Report.

Is This the End of Russiagate? John Durham’s Dud Report. Is This the End of Russiagate? John Durham’s Dud Report.

From the “crime of the century" to one of Trump’s smallest scandals.

May 19, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Former president Donald Trump speaks at his Mar-a-Lago estate on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

The Suits at CNN Have Always Loved Trump The Suits at CNN Have Always Loved Trump

Despite a recent fake public fight, the network is happy to continue profiting from promoting Trump.

May 12, 2023 / Jeet Heer

E. Jean Carroll at 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Summit

Is Donald Trump’s Luck About to Run Out in a Manhattan Court? Is Donald Trump’s Luck About to Run Out in a Manhattan Court?

While Fani Willis deliberates and Jack Smith investigates, E. Jean Carroll finally gets her day in court.

Apr 25, 2023 / Francis Wilkinson

An Arkansas girl in migrant camp near Greenfield, Salinas Valley, Calif., 1939

How Reading “The Economist” Helped Me to Stop Worrying About White Supremacy How Reading “The Economist” Helped Me to Stop Worrying About White Supremacy

A recent viral sensation identifies the migration of poor whites as the cause of the problem—letting the rest of us off the hook!

Apr 21, 2023 / Sarah Taber

Former President Donald Trump waves from the steps of Air Force One

The Surprisingly Durable Myth of Donald Trump, Anti-Imperialist The Surprisingly Durable Myth of Donald Trump, Anti-Imperialist

The Establishment focus on personal scandals helps cover up the former president’s reckless belligerence.

Apr 17, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Donald Trump waves to the crowd outside the New York criminal courthouse.

Trump Stole an Election. 34 Felonies Are Just the Start. Trump Stole an Election. 34 Felonies Are Just the Start.

The charges against Trump matter, but the prosecutor was clear that he committed his crimes to beat Hillary Clinton. Maybe that’s why, at Mar-a-Lago, his self-righteousness seemed ...

Apr 5, 2023 / Joan Walsh

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