Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor was a staff reporter at his hometown weekly newspaper the East Hampton Star, and has also written on the internet for magazines like Slate, Salon, the Daily Beast, the Atlantic, Tablet, the American Prospect and New York.

The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Alle tog fejl

Ekspert-typer, meningsmålingsinstitutter, det brede flertal af venstreorienterede, der udtaler sig på internettet – der var næsten ingen af dem, der havde forudset det her vanvid.
Matt Taylor
11.9.16
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What We Know About American Cop Who Staged His Own Murder

After months of politically-charged investigation, local police announced Wednesday that Charles Joseph "GI Joe" Gliniewicz's death was in fact a suicide.
Matt Taylor
11.5.15
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The Story of the Two Murderers' Escape from a New York Prison Keeps Getting Weirder and Weirder

Details in the press about the prison break have grown increasingly lurid, with tales of large penises, sex on railroad tracks and a bizarre spousal murder plot.
Matt Taylor
6.16.15
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Is the Blackwater Verdict the Beginning of the End for Private Military Contractors?

Mercenaries are finally paying a price for killing innocent Iraqi civilians.
Matt Taylor
10.26.14
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US Criminal Justice Reformer Vanita Gupta Just Got Way More Powerful

The ACLU lawyer will head up the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division.
Matt Taylor
10.17.14
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The US Prison System Is Shrinking, but Very, Very Slowly

It's the first decline since 1980.
Matt Taylor
9.30.14
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Will the Climate Change March Make a Difference?

More than 300,000 people came out for Sunday's People's Climate March in NYC.
Matt Taylor
9.22.14
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It’s Been a Shitty Week for Wall Street

Has the Banks' stranglehold on American culture taken a knock?
Matt Taylor
9.19.14
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The Anti-War Congressman Who Wants Muslim Countries to Deal With the Islamic State

Should America really be trying to fix Iraq again?
Matt Taylor
9.10.14
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Why Are Most of New York's Women's Equality Party Candidates Men?

A noble cause hijacked by a shady politician obsessed with his image.
Matt Taylor
9.4.14
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Why Obama’s New International Climate Change Plan Is Probably Doomed

The president wants to name and shame the rest of the world into cutting carbon emissions, but that requires moral authority, which America sorely lacks these days.
Matt Taylor
8.30.14
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Wall Street Criminals Are Still a Protected Class in America

A rite of passage for the bad actors who caused the financial crisis.
Matt Taylor
8.9.14
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