Matt Connolly

Before joining the Washington Monthly in January 2015, Matt worked at WBEZ, the Washington Examiner, Mic.com, and Mother Jones. He has a degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University.


Labor of Love

Paul Quinn College president Michael Sorrell thinks his work college model can thrive in cities across the country. But can it work without him?

The Real Reason Middle America Should Be Angry – Inside the March/April/May Issue of the Washington Monthly

March/April/May 2016 Table of Contents Message to Millennials: Bernie Sanders Is Intellectually Consistent, Not Intellectually Honest By Paul Glastris Tilting at Windmills Trump’s better vowels, Sanders’s better consonants… The oppo researcher’s trash can… The soft bigotry of Ivy League football… By Ben Wallace-Wells Ten Miles Square God Save the Scene D.C. punk has thrived for… Read more »

God Save the Scene

D.C. punk has thrived for decades with the help of churches, activists, and even the library. Can it survive the city’s rapid redevelopment?

Vote from Home, Save Your Country – Inside the January/February Issue of the Washington Monthly

January/February 2016 Table of Contents We Can Change America’s Political Map by Letting Voters Mail It In By Paul Glastris Talk of the Toons By The Editors Features Lettuce Pray A consolidated food industry brings you salad and chicken nuggets cheaper—and spreads deadly food-borne pathogens farther. By Anne Kim Benefits for the Rest of Us… Read more »