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.
These Candidates Should Just Take the L and Go Home for Thanksgiving
How the 2010s Taught Us to Hate the Rich
From the gig economy to supervillains like Martin Shkreli to the college cheating scandal, this is the story of "late capitalism" coming to life.
Bloomberg Versus Trump Is a Nightmare That's Just Beginning
Rich people have always liked funding their own campaigns for president. This time is different.
How This Decade Broke American Politics, In 10 Easy Steps
Remember when we had cash, hope, and jobs?
Michael Bloomberg, the Billionaire No One Likes, Is Here to Fuck Up 2020
Why not Mike? Well, here's why.
Predatory Payday Lenders Are Openly Gloating About Buying Influence from Trump
Rich people know a friend when they see one.
Elizabeth Warren Is Betting Young People Hate Corruption More Than Capitalism
"I don't think you have to use the word to be for the revolution."
The Actual Facts Behind Jeffrey Epstein's Death Are Worse Than the Conspiracy Theories
Wrapping your head around the depraved financier's demise is actually pretty easy if you try.
Even Mega Millionaire Abigail Disney Realizes the System Is Broken
An heir to the Disney fortune is not holding back from lambasting inequality in America.
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Trump Has No Business Calling Anyone Anywhere 'Anti-Jewish'
A president who has presided over a resurgence of hatred and trafficked in anti-Semitism is suddenly worried about Democrats and Israel.
Obama's Wealthy Donors Are Losing Their Grip on Democrats
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are trying something different.
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Sarah Sanders's Latest Lie Is Somehow Her Worst
After a member of the military allegedly obsessed with race war got arrested, Trump's spokeswoman reached a new low.