Matt Connolly works for a labor union in Washington, D.C. He was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 2015 to 2017.
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 »
This week’s throwback is a selfish one, considering it’s my own story from earlier this year. But after the University of Missouri football team joined other campus activists in protest and helped oust the school president, and with other college protests very much in the news, it’s worth taking a look back at how college… Read more »
November/December 2015 Table of Contents Editor’s Note: America’s Forgotten Formula for Economic Equality By Paul Glastris Tilting at Windmills Jesters want the throne … Bureaucrats with jet packs … Just ask JFK. By Michelle Cottle Talk of the Toons By the Editors Features Confessions of a Paywall Journalist Thanks to a booming trade press, lobbyists… Read more »
How companies like Uber work around regulations, avoid paying taxes, and shaft their workers.
This week we previewed our upcoming magazine issue with Confessions of a Paywall Journalist, John Heltman’s look at the rise of the trade press in Washington. It’s far from the first time we’ve published a first-person account of the state of media, though. Back in the summer of 2004, Ted Turner discussed the various ways… Read more »