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. 

Coronavirus pandemic

Fact-checking Trump-speak so you don't have to

It is easy to spot Trump's falsehoods and misdirection, so why don't news organisations do it more?

Fact-checking Trump-speak so you don't have to

Coronavirus pandemic

What to make of the US's $2 trillion coronavirus bailout

In spite of the negatives and the risks, the stimulus package represents a real political and philosophical change.

What to make of the US's $2 trillion coronavirus bailout

Donald Trump

Don't mock Trump for declaring himself a 'war president'

He may have the last laugh.

Don't mock Trump for declaring himself a 'war president'

Business & Economy

The market crash: Is the virus to blame? Or delusional economics?

The COVID19 outbreak is a catalyst, not the root cause of the economic crisis the US is facing right now.

The market crash: Is the virus to blame? Or delusional economics?

Democratic Party

The resurrection of the US political establishment

Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race will be a Hillary Clinton of 2016. He will not pacify anti-establishment rage.

The resurrection of the US political establishment

Trump Impeachment

The outcome of the impeachment process is no longer certain

The allegations in John Bolton's unpublished book could disrupt what was seen as a predetermined outcome.

The outcome of the impeachment process is no longer certain

Health

Drugs, guns, and despair: How America is killing Americans

The free market economy has pushed the American population to the brink.

Drugs, guns, and despair: How America is killing Americans

Trump Impeachment

Ambassador Sondland blew the impeachment inquiry wide open

President Trump's fortunes finally turned south with the bombshell testimony of the US ambassador to the EU.

Ambassador Sondland blew the impeachment inquiry wide open

Donald Trump

A president above the law?

Trump's claims of presidential immunity from prosecution are not based on the constitution or supported by case law.

A president above the law?

Donald Trump

'No quid pro quo': How US legalised corruption long before Trump

Since John Roberts became chief justice in 2005, the US Supreme Court has been doing all it can to legalise corruption.

'No quid pro quo': How US legalised corruption long before Trump

US & Canada

When lies Trump truth

If Trump's falsehoods do not get him impeached or defeated in 2020, the future of American democracy will be bleak.

When lies Trump truth

Democratic Party

To impeach or not to impeach: Why Democrats changed their minds

Events of the past week proved that the Democrats can win with impeachment, even if they lose in the Senate.

To impeach or not to impeach: Why Democrats changed their minds