Eric Levitz

Eric Levitz is a New York-based journalist and contributor for the New York Magazine.

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Bernie 2020 has more than a pulse. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Is Alive and Well
Two weeks ago, Bernie Sanders’s 2020 campaign looked seriously unwell — and then, so did Bernie Sanders. As of October 1, the Vermont senator’s support in national polls had been stagnating for months, while his standing in surveys of early states had been declining . For a newcomer to presidential...
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President Donald Trump Views
Saturday, July 06, 2019
Democrats Should Be Nervous About Trump's Already Extraordinarily Well-Funded Reelection Effort
Trump's first presidential campaign raised a grand total of $350.7 million. His second just raised $105 million in the past three months alone. That's more than Barack Obama raised over the same period in 2011.
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The Art of the New Deal. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Democratic Socialism: 'There Is No Alternative'
From a certain angle, Bernie Sanders’s case for socialism is the same as Margaret Thatcher’s for “free market” capitalism: “There is no alternative.” In a speech at George Washington University on Wednesday afternoon, the Vermont senator made several arguments for his political philosophy. Many of...
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Environmentalism ain’t for the birds. (Photo: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, May 06, 2019
Humanity Is About to Kill 1 Million Species in a Globe-Spanning Murder-Suicide
Human beings are more prosperous and numerous than we’ve ever been, while the Earth’s other species are dying off faster than at any time in human history. These two conditions are related. But if the second one persists long enough, we will be following our fellow organisms into the dustbin of...
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