Matt Bruenig


Matt Bruenig was a blogger for liberal think tank Demos. He writes about politics, the economy, and political theory, primarily with a focus on the set of interlocking issues that affect poor and working people. Bruenig has written for Washington PostLos Angeles TimesThe AtlanticNew Republic and Gawker[2]


In May 2016, Bruenig left Demos after getting into a fight on Twitter with Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress. Demos says it was a mutual decision [3] but gossip blog Gawker reports that Bruenig was fired. [4] Bruenig is currently expecting his first child; there is a Go Fund Me to help his family make up for lost income. [5]

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