Peter Beinart

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

Should the Poor Be Allowed to Vote?

Voter-ID laws are part of a hoary American tradition holding that people who aren't economically independent can't make reasoned political choices.

How Serious a Threat Is ISIS?

U.S. officials say the extremist group could harm the homeland. But does the danger justify another military campaign in the Middle East?

2014 Is Not 1931

Robert Kagan accuses Obama of appeasement. Where’s his evidence?

How Money Warps U.S. Foreign Policy

The key divide on America’s role in the world is no longer between Democrats and Republicans. It’s between elites and everyone else.