Author Thomas Frank predicted the modern culture war, and he was right about Donald Trump, but don’t expect political leaders to pay attention to his n…
Matt Taibbi
When universities “professionalized” education, they added a lot more staff, creating new bureaucracies that have now spread into the rest of instituti…
Matt Taibbi
We laughed at the Republican busybody who couldn't joke, declared war on dirty paintings, and peered through your bedroom window. Now that person has s…
Matt Taibbi
Another long week in the all-stick, no-carrot revolution
Matt Taibbi
On America's birthday, celebrating the corporate-sponsored revolution
Matt Taibbi
A few thoughts on America’s smash-hit #1 guide to egghead racialism
Matt Taibbi
A flurry of newsroom revolts has transformed the American press
Matt Taibbi
Crime has been down for decades, but incarceration is still sky-high and brutality cases keep tearing the country apart. Does policing in America need …
Matt Taibbi
The campaign to remove Michael Moore’s new documentary from the Internet – led by Moore’s erstwhile progressive “allies” – is a significant advance in …
Matt Taibbi
The Blue Party’s Trump-era Embrace of Authoritarianism Isn’t Just Wrong, it’s a Fatal Political Mistake
Matt Taibbi
A plan to help homeowners avoid foreclosure was good, in principle. In practice, it’s pushed the mortgage business toward yet another potential nightma…
Matt Taibbi
As the Covid-19 crisis progresses, censorship programs advance, amid calls for China-style control of the Internet
Matt Taibbi