About Zeeshan Aleem

I’m a political columnist and editor at MSNBC, and this newsletter is the best way to keep abreast of my published writing and reading recommendations.

My writing has also been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, The Nation, Esquire, GQ, Vox, Politico, The Intercept, VICE, HuffPost, The Chicago Tribune, The American Prospect, In These Times, Mic and many other publications. Previously I’ve been a staff writer or editor at Vox, HuffPost, Mic, and Politico. I’ve worked as an adjunct professor at the New School, and lectured or moderated discussions at Harvard University, Columbia University and elsewhere in academia. I was born in Washington, D.C. and educated at George Washington University, Oxford University, and the University of Chicago.

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Zeeshan Aleem

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