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
money-corruption

The Shady But Legal Behavior of the Guy Going After Trump's Taxes

Richard Neal is an example of just how outrageous political fundraising can be, even when it's entirely above-board.
Matt Taylor
5.17.19
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
Money

Corruption Crusaders Wish Democrats Would Just Expose Trump's Tax Returns Already

They're there for the taking, and the consequences could be way bigger than Robert Mueller's report.
Matt Taylor
3.29.19
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
3.8.19
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
Views My Own

Young People Are Doomed by Student Loans, Not the National Debt

Rich old people love to freak out about the budget deficit. They are ignoring a much bigger issue.
Matt Taylor
2.11.19
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
2.6.19
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
1.24.19
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