Stories by Matthew Sheffield

Matthew Sheffield writes about politics, media, and technology for Salon. You can email him [email protected] him on Twitter. subscribe to Matthew Sheffield's feed

Posted on: Jul 9, 2017, Source: Salon

With the political world focused on the health care battle, Republicans in at least four states seek to cut wages.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2017, Source: Salon

Using both old and new activist techniques, progressive organizations knocked off a right-wing media titan.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Former Fox News CEO paid for many deceptive sites, including leering blogs promoting female Fox personalities.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Sergei Millian, the man behind the most explosive rumor in the Russian dossier, may or may not be trustworthy.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017, Source: Salon

To the "antifa" movement, cowardly liberals are a big problem in fighting Donald Trump and the white nationalist right.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Chicago's mayor and former Obama chief of staff has advice for his party—with strange echoes of Bernie

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Salon

Founder of popular alt-right blog The Right Stuff resigns after foes expose him.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2016, Source: Salon

It wasn't just Trump: Vladimir Putin's government has also supported Brexit, Texas secession and #Calexit.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2016, Source: Salon

The GOP's endless battles over who is or isn't a "true conservative" created a movement it couldn't control.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: Salon

Many of the president-elect's most fervent supporters once identified as libertarians.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: Salon

The movement actually began as a conservative resistance -- to George W. Bush.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Americans are abandoning TV news en masse, but our next president is about to make it more relevant than ever.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: Salon

The insurgent who challenged Hillary Clinton said that the party needs to go "beyond identity politics."

Posted on: Oct 27, 2016, Source: Salon

Forget the polls, boho-proletarian filmmaker tells movie audience: Trump's "legal terrorism" will win.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: Salon

A widening "Godless gap" presents Christian conservatives with a choice: Get with the times or shrink to obscurity.