A complete archive of my writings for The Washington Post (including my twice-weekly columns and miscellaneous blog posts) is here. A longer essay on the transformation of the U.S. immigration system is here.
You can find some of my writings for The New York Times (2008-2014, mostly on economics or theater) here.
Some Marketplace appearances are archived here.
Here’s a Making Sen$e segment I did with the PBS NewsHour, on the fallout of Trump’s washing machine tariffs — for American consumers, companies, and workers.
Here’s another one on millennials moving back home during the pandemic.
This one is about bats!
Here are a few columns from recent years (this list is updated very infrequently):
- Priceless lessons from my 6th-grade English teacher.
- Trump’s trade policy is stuck in the ’80s — the 1680s.
- I knew I’d miss theater when Broadway shuttered. I didn’t know I’d miss the audiences.
- Trump’s tariffs are already backfiring.
- 6 questions about Trump’s economy you were too afraid to ask.
- We know who really rules the Gunshine State.
- When the facts don’t matter, how can democracy survive?
- How an Ivy League economist got ethnically profiled & interrogated for doing math on an American Airlines flight.
- What happens when gray mixes with brown in America.
- A tribute to Debbie Reynolds, happiness, and hard work.
- Corporations are people. So what if people were corporations?
- Meet the homeless man who works in the U.S. Senate.
- The B.S.-ing arms race happening in your office.
- Scott Walker’s yellow politics (and why we should start drug-testing grandma).
- What pre-schoolers can teach Silicon Valley about “sharing.”
- Voter suppression laws may already be affecting election outcomes.
- Millennials want to ‘grow up,’ but many life milestones remain out of their reach.