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.

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
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
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
Culture

You Aren't in an Actual Relationship Until You've Watched 'The Sopranos' Together

It's science.
Matt Taylor
1.13.19
Late Capitalism

The 2020 Presidential Race Will Put Capitalism's Evils on Full Display

Socialism is so hot right now, but Joe Biden is still popular. Get ready for a weird, wild ride.
Matt Taylor
1.9.19
americana

The Seven Wildest Scandals and Scams of 2018 That Don't Involve Trump

They exist, and they are kind of spectacular.
Matt Taylor
12.24.18
Views My Own

It's Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Another mass shooting. Another presidential tantrum. Another white nationalist at the White House. And Robert Mueller in trouble.
Matt Taylor
11.9.18
Views My Own

The Midterms Showed Democrats the Way Forward: Class War

Democrats ended up with mixed results on Tuesday night, but it's clear that economic populism remains popular.
Matt Taylor
11.7.18
Views My Own

The Great Economy Can't Save Republicans from Trump

The unpopular president is going to make life miserable for Republicans everywhere as the midterms approach.
Matt Taylor
10.7.18
true crime

An Ex-FBI Agent Explains Everything Wrong with the Kavanaugh Probe

From witnesses being able to just avoid the feds until the clock runs out to hamstrung agents and an enraged public, it could get ugly.
Matt Taylor
10.2.18
true crime

A Lawyer Told Us How the Cohen Tapes Could Hurt Trump

The only question is how much dirt the president's old fixer has—and how desperate he is to unleash it.
Matt Taylor
7.25.18
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