Stories by Matt Taibbi

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Posted on: Aug 20, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

"Even gamblers can declare bankruptcy, but kids who enter into student loans will never, ever be able to get out of this debt."

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source:

Moyers, Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland explain how the plutocrats have willfully confused their self-interest with America’s interest.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source:

Yves Smith and Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss our criminal global financial system.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2011, Source:

Taibbi and Keith Olbermann discuss whether it's possible to break apart "too-big-to-fail" institutions.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

In an interview with Amy Goodman, Matt Taibbi explains how the SEC has let the Wall Street bankers who created the global economic crisis get away with it all.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Every country has scam artists, but only in a dying country are they part of the power structure.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2010, Source: Random House Publishing Group

By rallying behind dingbats and morons like Palin and Michele Bachmann, the Tea Party has made anti-intellectualism its rallying cry.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2010, Source: The Guardian

The SEC's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs is a chance to prevent greed without limits.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: Go Left TV

Once Obama took office, he sent progressives packing, and filled his cabinet with former Wall Street insiders. This wasn't the "change" that we were expecting.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2009, Source: Bill Moyers Journal

Could a crushing defeat on health reform teach Democrats to stop prioritizing corporate interests?

Posted on: Nov 22, 2009, Source: True/Slant

Sarah Palin constantly complains about the imaginary injustices done to her person. And our country loves whiners.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: True/Slant

The winner of this month's Most Retarded Horsesh** Written In Defense of Goldman Sachs award goes to ... Heidi Moore. .

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: True/Slant

That Goldman Sachs is getting away with robbery is bad enough -- that they're getting praised for being so smart is damn near intolerable.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2009, Source: True/Slant

Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein says he's sorry, then proceeds to brag about screwing us all.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2009, Source: True/Slant

The Wall Street Journal lets a former Goldman Sachs employee write a power-worshipping ode to Bush's disastrous Treasury Secretary.

Posted on: May 31, 2009, Source: True/Slant

The recent haggling over Guantanamo is such classic Democratic Party politics, it's almost laughable. Almost, except that it's, you know, revolting.

Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source: True/Slant

Palin knew her daughter was having sex in her own house. What does it take to get discredited as a right-wing "family values" merchant these days?

Posted on: May 8, 2009, Source: True/Slant

God People are constantly fine-tuning their weird arguments to pimp the righteousness of faith.

Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: True/Slant

A columnist decides the credit card industry is a victim of "public anger" --- how revolting is that?

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: True/Slant

Among the payoffs Larry Summers received: $45K from Merrill Lynch days before he joined Obama's team. And it gets worse.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

AIG exec Jake DeSantis' NY Times letter asking for us to chill out about his poor overworked employees is a sick joke.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2009, Source:

The global economic crisis isn't about money -- it's about power.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2009, Source: New York Press

Reading Thomas Friedman is like listening to the man talking to himself. His latest book, <i>Hot, Flat and Crowded</i>, is no different.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The two writers lock horns over the accuracy of Griffin's recent book, <i>9/11 Contradictions</i>.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The two writers lock horns over the accuracy of Griffin's recent book, <i>9/11 Contradictions</i>.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The two writers lock horns over the accuracy of Griffin's recent book, <i>9/11 Contradictions</i>.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2008, Source:

The scariest thing about John McCain's running mate isn't how unqualified she is -- it's what her candidacy says about America.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2008, Source:

Obama delivers the same message Democrats always rely on. So why does it sound like a clarion call this time around?

Posted on: Aug 8, 2008, Source:

It's the same old story: Money talks, and bullshit walks. And don't be surprised if we're the ones still walking after November.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2008, Source:

John McCain can't stand sucking up to the Christian right. Is this the end of the GOP's unholy alliance?

Posted on: Jul 22, 2008, Source:

Whether we like it or not, America is in the midst of revolutionary economic changes that are crushing the middle class.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source:

Election season will be packed with horserace media distractions, but our economic situation is becoming a matter of life and death.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2008, Source:

Haunted by the ghosts of Vietnam, the media-manufactured 'maverick' has remade himself into a dumbed-down Republican Party stooge.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source:

Clinton must choose between two loyalties: party and self.

Posted on: May 18, 2008, Source: Spiegel & Grau

Matt Taibbi's hilarious re-enactment of the secret govt. conspiracy (that never happened) to conduct the attacks.

Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source:

Because mathematically, the game is over.

Posted on: May 4, 2008, Source:

In this excerpt from his new book, Matt Taibbi shares his experiences at a Hagee's boot camp for new converts.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2008, Source:

Nobody doles out taxpayer money like Hillary Clinton -- or rakes in as much campaign cash from the companies she does favors for.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2008, Source:

Addressing the myth of that Hillary's chances are better in the battleground states, and other frequently asked questions from the campaign trail.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2008, Source:

A society at peace with itself wouldn't have reacted in the way it did to the partly true/partly crazy remarks of Obama's former pastor.