Matthew Yglesias

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    November 21, 2014

    The Numbers Don't Lie: Twin Cities Is Best Place for Millenials

    Over at Vox, writer Matt Yglesias crunched the numbers and found the Twin Cities offer the best economic conditions for millenials in the country. Yglesias wrote that the metro's high median household income, low cost of living, housing affordability, and high level of economic mobility all factor ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Best Buy "is awful and deserves to die," Slate writes

    The news has been pretty good for Best Buy since Hubert Joly took over as CEO last year. Though the company is still laying off people, its stock has been one of the best performing on the S&P 500 so far this year, and Time recently proclaimed the company "back from the dead."SEE ALSO: Best Buy ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    Slate decries NIMBYism in Mpls, calls for council to approve 6-story Dinkytown project

    This morning, Slate's Matthew Yglesias put the Minneapolis City Council's zoning and planning committee on blast for voting against a proposed six-floor retail and apartment building in the heart of Dinkytown yesterday.SEE ALSO: Slate says: "You should move to Minneapolis" In a short piece entitled, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Slate says: "You should move to Minneapolis"

    Matthew Yglesias is Slate's business and economic reporter. Earlier this year, he published The Rent Is Too Damn High, a "polemic on high rents and housing costs -- and how these costs are hollowing out communities, thwarting economic development, and rendering personal success and fulfillment incre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Fastenal, Winona company, is one of 2011's hottest stocks

    ​A Minnesota company with a worldwide profile had a great 2011, and it isn't Target, Best Buy, Ameriprise or any of the usual suspects. Winona-based Fastenal was one of this year's ten "hot stocks" according to a Slate analysis.

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    August 10, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty is "Sarah Palin in a suit"

    This is either Tim Pawlenty or Sarah Palin. Hard to tell.​Paul Krugman doesn't think much of Tim Pawlenty, and let everyone know yesterday in a piece that compared T-Paw to a certain former mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. The New York Times columnist is amazed that media coverage of Pawlenty has at leas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Bachmann No. 1 defender of the dollar

    Bachmann introduced a bill that ensures that the dollar will never disappear. Because it was totally going to happen any day now.

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    July 27, 2005
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2005

    New Blog Alert

    A literate bankruptcy law prof on the disappearing middle class Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren and some of her colleagues and students are blogging some great stuff at TPMCafe, a group of blogs owned by Talking Points Memo's Josh Marshall. Warren is co-author, with her daughter Amelia Warren ... More >>