Selected Writing

The Best




Alabama and the structure of poverty (The New York Times)

Netflix's autocratic management style (The Baffler) Finalist for 2021 Kukula award, non-fiction book reviewing

Management in the age of fictitious profits (The Baffler)

The dystopian, highly surveilled life of long-haul truckers (The New York Times)

Prison TikTok (New York Times Magazine) Featured on WNPR, the Colin McEnroe Show

The privatization of public health (Harper's)

The history of New York City's trash (The New Yorker)

Communists car repair in Alabama (Lux) PDF




The Rest

FTX narrative collapse (New York Times Magazine)
Sanctions (The New Republic) 
Freelancers on strike (The Nation) 
LA jails (The New York Times) 
Lobstering union (Bloomberg Businessweek) 
Free market (The Baffler)
Lee Kuan Yew (Mother Jones) 
Urban encampment sweeps (New York Magazine) 
Privatization (The New Republic)
The future of daytrading (Insider)
Pandemic fraud (The American Prospect)

A Tax Loophole (The New York Times)
Wholesome content (The New York Times Magazine)
Student debt sinkhole (The New York Times)
Wealthy people against wealth (The New Republic)
The workplace is an autocracy (Business Insider)
Long live Bernie Madoff (The New Republic)
The broken stimulus debate (The Baffler)
The inside story of a housing win in Philadelphia (The New Republic)
Staten Island's pandemic memorials (Lapham's Quarterly)
Accomplice liability laws are a disaster (The Appeal)
Coal miners and taxi strikers (The Baffler)
The radical origins of the creative class (The New Republic)

A fossil fuel railway in Utah (The Guardian)
How long does a crisis last? (The New Republic)
*White Collar crime (The New Republic)
We work too much (The Nation)
Start-ups (The Baffler)
Monopoly is tyranny (The New Republic)
*Remote work won't save us (The New Republic)
Foretelling the end of capitalism (LA Review of Books)
*Tax dollars don't pay for anything (The New Republic) 
Pension funds rob retirement accounts (The American Prospect)
Thomas Piketty (The New Republic)
Shadow banking (The New Republic)
Colleges push financial literacy (The Baffler)
A prison newspaper (LA Review of Books)
Fraud in banking (The Nation)
Deaths of despair (The New Republic)
Deutsche Bank (The New Republic)
Why every business is a bank  (The New Republic)

*Economists  (The New Republic)
Politics of antitrust (The New Republic)
Media festivals (Pressland)
Wealth taxes (The Baffler)
Student debt (The Baffler)
A grocery store (Gothamist)
Journalism school professors (Study Hall)
Bill de Blasio's housing policy (The Baffler)
Panera Cares (The Baffler)
Uber exploits labor law (LA Review of Books)
History of temp labor (LA Review of Books)
Fracking (LA Review of Books) 

The value of bureaucracy (LA Review of Books)
Oklahoma City (LA Review of Books)

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