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. 

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!'

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?