Tag Archive for Matt Taibbi

“Occupy” Needs to Solidify its Message

On Friday, we posted some advice for OccupyWallStreet from Rolling Stone political writer Matt Taibbi and it’s great advice.  One of the downsides of a “leaderless” movement is that “message” is all over the place. Is there corporate greed?  Absolutely.  Are all corporations greedy?  No.  Is there corporate money in elections?  Yes there is.  And…

Matt Taibbi’s Advice for OccupyWallStreet

Rolling Stone Magazine political writer Matt Taibi is a brilliant progressive journalist.  His latest book, Griftopia, is next on my reading list.  He appeared on “Countdown with Keith Olberman” and has this advice for the OccupyWallStreet crowd — a crowd accused of having no message by the right wingers who promoted the Tea Party two…

Gathering No Moss on the Arizona Shooting

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi has weighed in on the  Arizona shooting the reaction of pundits to the event.  I love Taibbi’s work because he’s a pure journalist with a built in bullshit detector — he’ll skewer those on the left as quicky as he can those on the right. You can read the entire strong here: “Which makes…