Stories by Conor Lynch

Conor Lynch is a writer and journalist living in New York City. His work has appeared on Salon, The Hill, AlterNet, and openDemocracy. Follow him on Twitter. subscribe to Conor Lynch's feed

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: Salon

Three months after his huge win, the French neoliberal darling has seen his popularity crumble. It's no surprise.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Too many American liberals have betrayed FDR's legacy — and the attacks from both left and right have some merit.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2017, Source: Salon

The president is already wildly unpopular. Can Democrats find a hero of the people?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2017, Source: Salon

Most Americans want single-payer health care, economic justice and action on climate change. That day will come.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Signs of hope may be visible in the distance, but odds are the New Year will be even more harrowing.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Why are supposedly libertarian Ron Paul voters embracing a political strongman?

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source: Salon

The ban on kratom — a safe and popular treatment for chronic pain, depression, anxiety and PTSD — is inexplicable

Posted on: Jul 1, 2016, Source: Salon

Donald Trump is the last person who should be expected to lead a working class movement.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders' policies aren't about giving stuff away for free, they're about keeping up with an evolving world economy.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2016, Source: Salon

Libertarians are far more interested in deregulation and tax cuts for the wealthy than any liberal social issues.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2016, Source: Salon

The super-rich need socialism much more than they think.

Posted on: May 26, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's election is a terrifying prospect, but more terrifying is the neo-fascist movement he has helped create.

Posted on: May 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Hillary Clinton recently stated that her husband would be a key player on economic policy. That's not good news.

Posted on: May 4, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's policies are a nightmare, and his message is full of hate. But the Left must learn to connect like he does.

Posted on: May 1, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders should continue his fight to represent the interests of American workers. There's too much at stake.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Even as unattractive a label as "conservative" is too good for the extremism of today's leading Republicans.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders has laid bare for all to see the political expediency that drives the Democratic establishment.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2016, Source: Salon

As Americans become less and less scared of words like "socialism," conservatives look more and more ridiculous.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders has taken GE to task for its anti-middle-class machinations. His message is too important to ignore.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2016, Source: Salon

For most of its history, this country has been dominated by two parties, by design. Bernie actively defies all that.