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Matt Taibbi is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and a columnist for RollingStone.com. He is the author of The Great Derangement, Spanking the Donkey,Smells Like Dead Elephants, and The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. (Bowker Author Biography)

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Associated Works

The Best American Magazine Writing 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
The Best American Magazine Writing 2008 (2008) — Contribuinte — 47 cópias
The Best American Magazine Writing 2012 (2012) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
The Best American Political Writing 2009 (2009) — Introdução — 26 cópias
The Best American Political Writing 2007 (2007) — Contribuinte — 26 cópias
The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 (2017) — Contribuinte — 24 cópias
The Best Business Writing 2012 (2012) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
Rolling Stone Magazine #1086 | September 3, 2009 | The Beatles (2009) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Rolling Stone Magazine #1089 | October 15, 2009 | U2 (2009) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Rolling Stone Magazine #1091 | November 12, 2009 | Shakira (2009) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)


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Matt Taibbi reports about subjects like the crimes of the financial industry and its regulators, and other unaddressed failures of American law and society. My favorite part is his ability to empathize with the people he meets and portrays for us. My second favorite aspect is his occasional lapse in journalistic calm. It just saves me the time if he does the snarky reactions instead.

The Divide is about something many people either don't see, or turn a blind eye to, when deciding who to believe or when judging someone from a brief news story. The basic issue is the wide gulf between the unbelievably rich 1 per cent and the rest of us. Poor people lack the protection of laws that affluent Americans take for granted. It shouldn't be news that lawyers and judges can decide the fate of hundreds of thousands of people without even notification or due process. This is a book every voter should read and understand, and consider while deciding how to vote.… (mais)
tjrourke | outras 23 resenhas | Mar 23, 2024 |
One of those books you think everyone in America should read. Taibbi is a gifted writer and journalist and the stories that he tells in this book are lessons about justice in the 21st Century that leave you with an unmistakable feeling of disgust.
wsampson13 | outras 23 resenhas | Mar 2, 2024 |
One of Taibbi's great skills is to make complex financial, political and other intentionally Kafkaesque bureaucratic institutions relatively clear to the lay person. He does this with a sense of humor rooted in easily relatable righteous indignation, rather than the smugness of a P.J. O'Rourke or ego overload of Hunter S. Thompson. Griftopia is the most lucid account of the financial collapse I've read, and it also does a good job of explaining how wretchedly awful Obama's health care "reform" actually is. As angry and disgusted as I was made to feel reading this, it's one of the few books I would recommend to everyone I know, just so we're all on the same page regarding how fucked we all really are.… (mais)
ecdawson | outras 38 resenhas | Jan 22, 2024 |
Given that it was essentially a complication of material, it seemed to run together after a while, but the theme of the media critique is worth part of the time spent reading it.
Brio95 | outras 9 resenhas | May 31, 2023 |



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