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 & Canada

Trump's worst week in office

Will the fallout of the Cohen testimony and the Vietnam summit setback push Trump to wag the dog?

Trump's worst week in office

Business & Economy

New Yorkers were right to oppose the Amazon deal

The opposition to the deal may have been wrong in detail. But it is right in principle.

New Yorkers were right to oppose the Amazon deal

United States

To tax or not to tax the rich more, that is the question

Thanks to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren, the most important battle in American politics is finally on.

To tax or not to tax the rich more, that is the question

Switzerland

Inequality, injustice and the elite's annual 'show' in Davos

The attendees of the WEF undoubtedly know inequality is a problem, but they're not interested in finding solutions.

Inequality, injustice and the elite's annual 'show' in Davos

Donald Trump

Trump's trials and tribulations in 2019

The US president will face a number of legal and legislative challenges that will make his job a lot harder.

Trump's trials and tribulations in 2019

Business & Economy

General Motors job cuts: A harbinger of the next crash

The job cuts announced by GM and the shrinking of the industrial base are the bells tolling for the next crash.

General Motors job cuts: A harbinger of the next crash

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