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Zeeshan Aleem

MSNBC Opinion Writer/Editor

Zeeshan Aleem is a writer and editor for MSNBC Daily. Previously, he worked at Vox, HuffPost and Politico, and he has also been published in, among other places, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Nation, and The Intercept. You can sign up for his free politics newsletter here.

Zeeshan Aleem is a writer and editor for MSNBC Daily. Previously, he worked at Vox, HuffPost and Politico, and he has also been published in, among other places, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Nation, and The Intercept. You can sign up for his free politics newsletter here.

Latest from Zeeshan Aleem

21h ago

No, Elizabeth Warren wasn't throwing shade at Kamala Harris

Elizabeth Warren's comments on whether Kamala Harris should remain Joe Biden's vice president were perfectly reasonable.
1d ago

Tyre Nichols couldn’t have obeyed the police if he wanted to

Video footage shows that Memphis police gave Tyre Nichols a series of impossible-to-follow commands. Maybe it's because they never really wanted him to comply.
4d ago

Trump wants to turn schools into an ultra right-wing indoctrination pipeline

Donald Trump's education policy rollout targeting doubles as an attempt to out-MAGA Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on issues like critical race theory.
6d ago

The Marjorie Taylor Greene VP rumors are a frog-in-boiling-water moment

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to be Trump's vice president, Steve Bannon and others are saying. It shows Greene's ties to the Republican establishment.
8d ago

The EPA is struggling to hit critical climate deadlines. Thanks, Trump.

President Joe Biden’s sweeping climate agenda could be in jeopardy due to Trump's gutting of the EPA and the loss of much of its staff.
8d ago

Ron DeSantis' assault on free thought

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is blocking an Advanced Placement course in African American studies for dubious reasons. It's ideological censorship.
12d ago

Russia wanted to help Trump in 2016. Its Twitter operation was a failure.

A new study has concluded that Russian influence operations on Twitter played no measurable role in Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election.
15d ago

A MAGA politico has been arrested over a chilling conspiracy

A Republican election denier who failed to win his race for the New Mexico state House has been arrested on the suspicion that he orchestrated shootings.
19d ago

Trump’s and Biden’s documents scandals are different. That may not matter.

The discovery of Joe Biden's classified documents in his Delaware home and a Washington office echo Trump's Mar-a-Lago misconduct. But it's different.
20d ago

How the populist left has become vulnerable to the populist right

Glenn Greenwald, Matt Taibbi and Tulsi Gabbard are among the former leftists who have become fixated on attacking Democrats and promoting the populist right.
20d ago

Republicans dismantled a critical tool for investigating George Santos

Rep. George Santos' lies have resulted in calls for resignation. But Republicans' gutting of the Office of Congressional Ethics could complicate that.