Stories by Matt Stoller

Matt Stoller is the former senior policy adviser to Rep. Alan Grayson and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. He blogs frequently for Naked Capitalism. He appears on the FX show "Brand X with Russel Brand." Follow him on Twitter at @matthewstoller. subscribe to Matt Stoller's feed

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:

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.