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.

identity-rights

These Candidates Should Just Take the L and Go Home for Thanksgiving

Please stop.
Matt Taylor
11.26.19
money-inequality

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.
Matt Taylor
Maxwell Strachan
11.26.19
money-corruption

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.
Matt Taylor
11.25.19
Politics

How This Decade Broke American Politics, In 10 Easy Steps

Remember when we had cash, hope, and jobs?
Harry Cheadle
Matt Taylor
11.25.19
money-inequality

Michael Bloomberg, the Billionaire No One Likes, Is Here to Fuck Up 2020

Why not Mike? Well, here's why.
Matt Taylor
11.8.19
money-corruption

Predatory Payday Lenders Are Openly Gloating About Buying Influence from Trump

Rich people know a friend when they see one.
Matt Taylor
10.29.19
money-corruption

'Uncharted Ground': All the Ways This Impeachment Fight Is Nothing Like Watergate

"How much more will come out? How many more countries will come forward? Will there be tapes?"
Matt Taylor
10.2.19
money-corruption

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."
Matt Taylor
9.17.19
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
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