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.

money-corruption

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.
Matt Taylor
8.12.19
CAPITALISM

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.
Matt Taylor
4.22.19
Views My Own

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.
Matt Taylor
3.11.19
oligarchy

Obama's Wealthy Donors Are Losing Their Grip on Democrats

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are trying something different.
Matt Taylor
2.25.19
Views My Own

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.
Matt Taylor
2.22.19
Views My Own

A Parkland Survivor on Why Louis C.K. Is Wrong and the Movement Is Winning

People talk shit: "They're just kids, we shouldn't listen to them."
Sam Zeif
2.14.19
Late Capitalism

Some Workers Can Now Trade Vacation Time for Student Loan Relief

A new perk being offered at an insurance company shows how badly the system is broken.
Matt Taylor
2.7.19
Late Capitalism

How Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax Would Remake America

The candidate's new policy proposal is kind of a big deal. Combine it with AOC's 70 percent plan, and you'd have a totally different society.
Matt Taylor
1.28.19
Views My Own

The Rich People at Davos Are Terrified of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and They Should Be

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't going away, and neither is surging rage at plutocrats hanging in the Swiss alps who think charity makes up for a rigged game.​​
Matt Taylor
1.25.19
Late Capitalism

Trump's Shutdown Is Costing Billions and Screwing the Middle Class

"If the refunds don't go out, then you really see a ripple effect..."
Matt Taylor
1.23.19
true crime

Trump's Michael Cohen Nightmare Is Just Getting Started

The president's trusted old friend has him closer than ever to impeachment—and he's not going away.
Matt Taylor
1.18.19
Views My Own

Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.
Matt Taylor
1.16.19
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