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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

10d ago

How Arizona’s retrograde abortion law could be a hidden gift to Biden

Arizona’s Supreme Court ruled that a near-total ban on abortions is enforceable. But there's a silver lining for Democrats and abortion rights activists.
11d ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene is one move away from wreaking havoc in the House

Marjorie Taylor Greene's letter threatening to oust Mike Johnson from House Speaker is a return to form — and reflects the GOP's identity crisis.
13d ago

Why Trump’s alarming takeover of the RNC is backfiring

Trump's hand-picked allies at the helm of the Republican National Committee are now paying for some of the rash actions they took when they took over.
13d ago

Biden's 'border crisis' is actually an economic success story

Biden sees the large influx of immigrants at the border as a political crisis. But it's been an economic gift — and he should recognize that.
18d ago

Hillary Clinton just gave us a lesson on how not to talk about the 2024 election

Hillary Clinton's comment to Jimmy Fallon that dissatisfied voters must "Get over yourself" was as flippant as it was reckless.
19d ago

Why RFK Jr. claims that Biden is a 'much worse threat' to democracy than Trump

Robert Kennedy Jr. is peddling a bizarre claim that Biden represents a bigger threat to democracy tha Trump. Here's what you need to know — and why it's wrong.
20d ago

How Trumpworld is planning to weaponize DOJ for white nationalism

Trump's allies are planning to make racism against white people a focal point of his future Justice Department, according to an alarming Axios report.
25d ago

RFK Jr.’s surprising VP strategy: keep the money flowing

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s pick of Nicole Shanahan for his vice presidential running mate signals he's prioritizing funding over broadening his appeal.
26d ago

The U.S. is no longer just complicit in the devastation of Gaza. It’s a participant in it.

Joe Biden signed a spending package that cuts off funds to UNRWA through March. It's both morally and logically indefensible.
29d ago

Larry Hogan is a thorny problem for Democrats

Why Larry Hogan's run for Maryland senate could flip what was once a safe state for Democrats to Republicans in the 2024 elections.
31d ago

Jared Kushner’s absurd ideas about Gaza are a preview of Trump’s policies

Former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is bubbling with fresh ideas on how to resolve the Israel-Hamas war. They are all offensively bad.