Stories by Matt Stoller

Matt Stoller is fellow at the Open Markets program, where he is researching the history of the relationship between concentrated financial power and the Democratic party in the 20th century. subscribe to Matt Stoller's feed

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: The Huffington Post

Amazon very effectively uses technology and data to sidestep traditional restrictions on monopoly power.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2013, Source: Naked Capitalism

Here are the corporate subsidies in the fiscal cliff bill that you may not know about.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: Salon

The author's "Progressive case against Obama" stirred strong reactions. He takes on his critics.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Workers threaten to walk out on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. Speedbump in Walmart's race to the bottom?

Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

The former Special Inspector General for TARP gives a riveting - and highly disturbing - account of what went on behind the scenes in Washington in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2012, Source: Republic Report

In the case of Big Telecommunications, buying politicians pays off handsomely by killing the competition.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Two schools of thought dominate the debate over the housing finance mess. Are the needs of ordinary people getting left out?

Posted on: Mar 15, 2012, Source: Politico

America has faced the dangerous combination of vacillating government policymaking and financial industry corruption before. Here's what we can do to fix it.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

This is part of the new social contract. The sheer percentage of consumers with third party collections in pursuit is striking.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Ron Paul’s stance should be seen as a challenge to better create a coherent structural critique of the American political order.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Four years after the moment of "hope and change," the 99% is set to alter the dynamics of presidential elections.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The growing movement will force political leaders to choose between Big Money and popular legitimacy.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2011, Source: The Nation

Scarce domestic manufacturing leaves the United States highly vulnerable to accidents and problems abroad.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2010, Source: New Deal 2.0

Our Federal Reserve doesn’t work. Progressives have to get out in the fight to change it before Sarah Palin claims victory.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2008, Source: Open Left

There are real personnel differences between the team Obama is putting together and what a progressive administration would look like.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2008, Source: Open Left

McCain appears to have used his Senate staff to cover up his wife's drug use, and possibly to prevent the DEA from investigating her.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Chamber of Commerce, run by corrupt lobbyist Tom Donahue, has turned into a pay-to-play vehicle for right-wing causes and corporate dishonesty.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2006, Source: MyDD.com

With the war in Lebanon ending and Lieberman's defeat showing that there's a political constituency for a sane multilateral approach to foreign policy, Democrats have a chance to stake out a progressive foreign policy path.