Selected Writing

The Best

Netflix is a meritocracy cult (The Baffler) 2020
Staten Island's pandemic memorials (Lapham's Quarterly) 2021
The failure of Panera Cares (The Baffler) 2019
The inside story of a housing win in Philadelphia (The New Republic) 2021


The Rest

Student debt sinkhole (The New York Times) 2021
Wealthy people against wealth (The New Republic) 2021
The workplace is an autocracy (Business Insider) 2021
The history of New York City's trash (The New Yorker) 2021
Long live Bernie Madoff (The New Republic) 2021
The broken stimulus debate (The Baffler) 2021
Accomplice liability laws are a disaster (The Appeal) 2021
Coal miners and taxi strikers (The Baffler) 2021
The radical origins of the creative class (The New Republic) 2021

A fossil fuel railway in Utah (The Guardian) 2020
How long does a crisis last? (The New Republic)2020
*White Collar crime (The New Republic) 2020
We work too much (The Nation) 2020
Start-ups are pointless (The Baffler) 2020
Monopoly is tyranny (The New Republic) 2020
*Remote work won't save us (The New Republic) 2020
Foretelling the end of capitalism (LA Review of Books) 2020
*Tax dollars don't pay for anything (The New Republic) 2020
Pension funds rob retirement accounts (The American Prospect) 2020
Thomas Piketty (The New Republic) 2020
Shadow banking (The New Republic) 2020
Colleges push financial literacy (The Baffler) 2020
A prison newspaper (LA Review of Books) 2020
Fraud in banking (The Nation) 2020
Deaths of despair (The New Republic) 2020
Deutsche Bank (The New Republic) 2020
Why every business is a bank  (The New Republic) 2020

*Economists  (The New Republic) 2019
Politics of antitrust (The New Republic) 2019
Media festivals (Pressland) 2019
Wealth taxes (The Baffler) 2019
Student debt (The Baffler) 2019
A grocery store (Gothamist) 2019
Journalism school professors (Study Hall) 2019
Bill de Blasio's housing policy (The Baffler) 2019
Uber exploits labor law (LA Review of Books) 2019
History of temp labor (LA Review of Books) 2019
Fracking (LA Review of Books) 2019

The value of bureaucracy (LA Review of Books) 2018
Oklahoma City (LA Review of Books) 2018

* "Best of" on Pocket