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Peter Beinart

Contributing Editor

Peter Beinart is a contributing editor at National Journal and The Atlantic, an associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York, and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation.

Latest From Peter Beinart

Bernie Sanders May Not Beat Hillary Clinton, But He Can Scare Her

The Vermont senator's authentic outrage over how the super rich have distorted America's economy and bought its government will find an eager audience.

Hillary Clinton and the Tragic Politics of Crime

The criminal-justice policies she now denounces once helped her husband capture the White House.

Where Are the Anti-War Democrats on Iran?

Liberal doves need to find candidates who can bring Congress's foreign policy into line with the desires of the American people.

The Battle for the GOP

The Republican primary pits candidates who openly seek to update Reagan-era ideology against those who deny the extent to which they are revising it.

The Cost of Disowning Jimmy Carter

What Democrats lose when they run from his foreign policy legacy.

Rand Paul and the Myth of American Isolationism

The myth of American isolationism.

A Unified Theory of Hillary

To understand what kind of president she would be, consider that her greatest successes and worst failures have the same explanation.

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