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. 

US Midterms 2018

What happens if the Democrats take the House?

Would they be able to launch another investigation against Trump?

What happens if the Democrats take the House?

Business & Economy

The growing US deficit: It's a revenue, not a spending problem

The national debt is growing, but despite what Trump and his party say, spending less will not solve the problem.

The growing US deficit: It's a revenue, not a spending problem

China

Why China, and not the US, is the leader in solar power

The solar panel was invented in the US. So why is the US not its biggest proponent?

Why China, and not the US, is the leader in solar power

United States

What should Democrats do to win?

It's time for them to bet on radicalism.

What should Democrats do to win?

United States

Timing of Kennedy's retirement only cements his right-wing legacy

When it came to money and power, 'moderate' Justice Anthony Kennedy had always been an agent of the top one percent.

Timing of Kennedy's retirement only cements his right-wing legacy

United States

Trump might be leading the US to another meltdown

Following the quiet rollback of Obama-era Wall Street regulations, the US may be on the verge of yet another crash.

Trump might be leading the US to another meltdown

Donald Trump

Trump's speech to the NRA: A president in his element

Trump's NRA speech should not shock anyone. After all, Trump is Trump and the NRA represents his base at its basest.

Trump's speech to the NRA: A president in his element

Donald Trump

The DNC lawsuit against the Trump campaign could be a great thing

The suit can help expose the naked truth about Trump's crew.

The DNC lawsuit against the Trump campaign could be a great thing

United States

Neither Bolton, nor Trump is the real problem

Bad as Bolton is, he is not the problem. Bad as Trump is, he's not the problem. The problem is 'them' - Republicans.

Neither Bolton, nor Trump is the real problem

CIA

On torture, war crimes and Trump's pick for CIA director

Gina Haspel, Trump’s CIA director pick, oversaw the torture of dozens of people.

On torture, war crimes and Trump's pick for CIA director

Business & Economy

Trump's tariffs: a bad solution to a very real problem

The American working class has very real problems, but neither Trump, nor the Democrats are offering real solutions.

Trump's tariffs: a bad solution to a very real problem

Gun violence

'Arm the teachers!'

After last month's deadly school shooting in Florida, Trump is considering to 'arm teachers'. What can go wrong?

'Arm the teachers!'