In “I Can’t Breathe,” Matt Taibbi reports on the people and the policies that shaped the course of Garner’s life.
Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone has a farewell to "Manufacturing Consent" co-author Edward Herman - RIP Edward Herman, Who Co-Wrote a Book That's Now More Important Than Ever. Edward Herman, the co-author (with Noam Chomsky) of Manufacturing Consent, has died. Show More Summary
Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, How universities, banks and the government turned student debt into America's next financial black hole... On a wind-swept, frigid night in February 2009, a 37-year-old schoolteacher named Scott Nailor parked his rusted '92 Toyota Tercel in the parking lot of a Fireside Inn in Auburn, Maine. Show More Summary
Author Matt Taibbi looks at the complexity of the Eric Garner 'I Can't Breathe' case in New York and restores Garner's humanity. A 4-star book review.
A Rolling Stone journalist and author canceled one of his two appearances at a humanities festival in Chicago on Saturday after backlash over a memoir he co-wrote in 2000, which critics say recounts his sexual harassment of female employees. Matt Taibbi, author of a new book about the death of a...
Matt Taibbi: "[Daniel] Richards is pitch-perfect. He enters wrestling halls in small towns in states like Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky to boos and jeers, dressed in a horrific shirt emblazoned all over with Hillary Clinton's face. The 6-foot-5, 37-year-old then harangues crowds with choice barbs culled from the fairly tepid liberalism that courses through his […]
Matt Taibbi: “Donald Trump didn’t just take advantage of these conditions. He was created in part by them. What’s left of Trump’s mind is like a parody of the average American media consumer: credulous, self-centered, manic, sex-obsessed, unfocused, and glued [...]
Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, The craziest part of Donald Trump's 77-minute loon-a-thon in Phoenix earlier this week came when he rehashed his shtick about the networks turning off live coverage of his speech. Trump seemed...Show More Summary
The Rolling Stone journalist who wrote the book “Insane Clown President” claims Donald Trump didn’t just take advantage or America’s shallow media system, but was created by it. “For more than two years now, it’s been obvious that Donald Trump is a disaster on...
Matt Taibbi: When [President Trump] finally did make a statement, it was only to issue a preposterous parody of presidential even-handedness, decrying bigotry and violence "on many sides." Those three words instantly set a new standard for Trump-iniquity. Show More Summary
MATT TAIBBI: There Is No Way to Survive the Trump White House. The heads – you’re looking at the heads – are beginning to pile up in number. Donald Trump rose to fame as a TV star with his cruel punchline firings of hapless reality-show contestants. As chief executive of the world’s mightiest nuclear superpower, […]
Matt Taibbi: “Some see in all these maneuverings an effort to purge GOP loyalists like Spicer and Priebus. Others see a Nixonian lunge to hire thugs in a crisis. This to me is all overthinking things. There is no strategy. [...]
“Corbyn’s strong showing came as a surprise to American readers,” writes Matt Taibbi, “who were told repeatedly that Britain’s support for the unvarnished lefty would result in historic losses for liberalism.” (Plashing Vole /Show More Summary
Above: the Democratic Candidate for MT-AL You will shocked to know that Matt Taibbi has a column arguing that the Democrats are DOOMED and need better MESSAGING. I’m not saying it’s phoned in, but: Gianforte is a loon with a questionable mustache who body-slammed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs for asking a question about the Republican […]
Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, Democrat Rob Quist was beat by Greg Gianforte in Thursday's special election in Montana The story of Greg Gianforte, a fiend who just wiped out a Democrat in a congressional race about ten...Show More Summary
Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, Amid the chaos of James Comey's firing, new questions about the timeline of his fateful investigation Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared on This Week Sunday,Show More Summary
Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone has an obituary for the monster that invented Fox News - Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever. We are a hate-filled, paranoid, untrusting, book-dumb and bilious people whose chief source of recreation...Show More Summary
"Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles."
Matt Taibbi: “Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles. He knew all that was needed to pick it [...]