Matthew Yglesias

Matthew Yglesias


10x tweeter. AirBNB Superhost. Dad. Chief Neoliberal Shill, 2019. The Weeds podcast. Proud owner of a non-conforming garage. Vox co-founder.

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Very disappointed that Jose didn’t make any Five Under Five lists this year.

It boggles my mind that we have to argue about this, but here is further evidence that giving people health insurance improves their health outcomes.

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When the wealth tax comes, billionaires will transform all their assets into duct-taped banana art that they then insist to the IRS should be valued at the market price of a banana.

But from this book — who shows up to community meetings about new housing? A group that is older, whiter, and wildly more likely to own their home than the actual population.

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If you want a vision of the future, imagine the Federalist Society stamping on a human face — forever.

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The fact that each random billionaire’s thoughts on Elizabeth Warren is a news story is itself a powerful demonstration of the disproportionate political influence of the very rich.

Trump: “Having lost the popular vote but assumed office anyway, I passed unpopular legislation thanks to a gerrymandered House and am now relying on the unrepresentativeness of the senate to get away with a huge crime spree.” Journalists: The country is too polarized.

Genuinely the most harmful person in American politics of my lifetime. Not nearly as cringe-inducing as Trump. But smarter, more deliberate, and much more damaging over the years.

Way back in the year 2016 it was considered so obviously inappropriate for an attorney general to be directly involved with a politically sensitive case that the mere fact that Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch had a conversation was considered scandalous.

If you work at Facebook and have a conscience, note that when Facebook takes criticism from conservative politicians, Zuckerberg tries to change things up to appease critics whereas when it takes criticism from progressive politicians he vows to “go to the mat” to fight them.

If you’re concerned about the health risks of vaping, you’re going to really lose it when I tell you about guns.

Trump has vetoed five bills as president — four of them were efforts to reduce US support for Saudi Arabia.

The Chinese madam selling access to the president via his private beach club in Florida is a mind-boggling scandal but we’re really and truly numb at this point.

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