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

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
4 days ago
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
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
1.15.19
true crime

Missing Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Is Alive, and a 21-Year-Old Suspect Is in Jail

She vanished after her parents were murdered. Over 80 days later, she emerged from the woods.
Matt Taylor
1.11.19
Culture

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

It's science.
Matt Taylor
1.10.19
Late Capitalism

'Income Sharing' Is Wall Street's Potentially Predatory Alternative to Student Loans

The Hot New Millennial Trend is something critics call "indentured servitude."
Matt Taylor
1.9.19
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
1.8.19
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