Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart is a novelist, best known for Wag the Dog. He's also been a journalist, political consultant, a commercial producer and director. 

Business & Economy

The mini crash and class warfare

The mini stock market crash earlier this month was a minor symptom of a much larger problem: class war.

The mini crash and class warfare

Donald Trump

Trump and the Evangelical electorate

Why have Christian Evangelicals embraced Donald Trump, a two-time divorcee and a serial adulterer?

Trump and the Evangelical electorate

Donald Trump

The tragedy and blessing that is Trump

Trump has caused a lot of damage in one year, but he has also awakened the sane world to the lunacy of the right.

The tragedy and blessing that is Trump

Elections

Is Moore's defeat in Alabama a cause for celebration?

Roy Moore, who wants the US to return to the days of slavery, won nearly half of the votes in the Alabama Senate race.

Is Moore's defeat in Alabama a cause for celebration?

Education

The education scam

Young people in the US are pushed into severe debt with the false promise of a good income.

The education scam

US & Canada

Addiction in the US: A corporate morality crisis

Big pharma's ruthless marketing of opioid painkillers has generated billions of dollars - and millions of addicts.

Addiction in the US: A corporate morality crisis

Business & Economy

Let's talk about Trump's tax plan

Trump's plan is advertised - mostly by Trump - as great for the middle class. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Let's talk about Trump's tax plan

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders has a healthcare plan for the US

And it may just work.

Bernie Sanders has a healthcare plan for the US

US & Canada

The spectre of 'pre-emptive' war

The US could be heading for another 'pre-emptive' war and another overwhelming disaster.

The spectre of 'pre-emptive' war

Environment

'Clean cars' will save us from climate change deniers

The world is turning to clean energy and so is the car industry, ignoring Trump and his climate change deniers.

'Clean cars' will save us from climate change deniers

Republican Party

When Trump makes us nostalgic for the Bush years

How did the Republican Party move from Dwight Eisenhower to Donald Trump?

When Trump makes us nostalgic for the Bush years

Health

Revelations from the ridiculous

Or how in America no one dies from having no access to healthcare.

Revelations from the ridiculous