Friday, October 24, 2014

Matthew Yglesias

Red Mage

Matthew Yglesias used to have other, different jobs writing things on the internet for different websites. It all started at The American Prospect, then there were stints at The Atlantic and Think Progress, a troll-tastic run at Slate, and now it's Vox, Vox, Vox all the time.

Most Recent Posts

What Herman Cain gets wrong about boats and tides

Don't trust the 9-9-9 plan at sea.

Journalists don't like Obama's chill temperament, but it's served him well

Pundits are habitual over-reactors and so we like hot-head politicians. But Obama's style has served him well in his actual job.

DC's streetcar isn't even running and it's already making buses slower

This isn't imperfect mass transit — it's a disaster for transit users.

Cable television is dying, but cable companies are thriving

Comcast is losing pay tv subscribers but pulling in more cash than ever.

The Fed is telling Wall Street banks to clean up their ethics or get broken up

Goldman Sachs' former chief economist now holds a key regulatory job, and he's warning bank CEOs that if they don't change the way they operate, the Fed may have to put them out of business.

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