Articles

Pat’s U.S. News archive is here.
His ThinkProgress archive is here.
And his TalkPoverty archive is here.

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The following is a selection of his favorite articles:

Why Are Local Governments Paying Amazon to Destroy Main Street?, Fortune, Aug. 23, 2020

Facebook spread rumors about arsonists setting fires in Oregon. It’s part of their business model., NBC Think, Sept. 17, 2020

New Jersey Exposed One of Corporate America’s Favorite Schemes, The Nation, April 19, 2019

Trump International Hotel is a scandal — but so are other taxpayer-subsidized hotels, The Washington Post, April 2, 2019

The Frenzy Over Amazon’s HQ2 Should Be a National Embarrassment, TalkPoverty, Nov. 13, 2018

Open the Amazon files, New York Daily News, Feb. 22, 2019

Wisconsin’s Foxconn tax incentives failed the state’s workers. But then, so did Alexander Hamilton’s., NBC Think, Feb. 1, 2019

America is terrible at summer vacation, The Week, August 13, 2018

Trump’s criticism of the Fed shattered a potent political norm. The norm deserved it., NBC Think, July 20, 2018

Trump is partly right about Amazon, but for the wrong reasons, The Guardian, March 29, 2018

Don’t Play Amazon’s Tax Break Game, U.S. News & World Report, Sept. 8, 2017

Tax Day Doesn’t Have to Be So Hard, U.S. News & World Report, April 15, 2016

Sympathy for the Tax Man, U.S. News & World Report, April 15, 2014

The Real Scandal in Private Equity? It’s the Taxes, The Atlantic, January 17, 2012

How Washington could get rid of Dan Snyder, the Washington Post, November 24, 2019

Las Vegas is everything right — and wrong — with sports right now, The Week, May 16, 2018

Sin City’s Major League Gamble, U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 15, 2015

Baltimore Olympics in 2024?, The Baltimore Sun, August 13, 2012

Where’s the Oscar for the taxpayers who funded so many films?, The New York Post, Feb. 22, 2019