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Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson has written for Stanford Social Innovation Review, Quillette, Editor & Publisher, Areo Magazine, Arc Digital, Forbes, Splice Today, and The Kansas City Star. He was formerly the opinion page editor at The Topeka Capital-Journal.


Articles by Matt Johnson

January 7, 2022 5:30 am

Jan. 6th Changed How the World Sees America

A shining city on a hill no more.
Matt Johnson
May 13, 2021 5:30 am

What Becomes of the Afghans?

Biden used to profess concern for human rights in Afghanistan. His drastic withdrawal policy suggests otherwise.
Matt Johnson
March 7, 2021 5:30 am

The American Dream Is Sick But Not Dead

Americans have risen up, not against the meritocratic “rhetoric of rising,” but in defense of it.
Matt Johnson
September 11, 2020 5:22 am

How 9/11 Changed America’s Relationship with the World

One of the casualties of the attacks may have been the budding internationalism of the 1990s.
Matt Johnson
June 27, 2020 5:51 am

John Bolton’s Contribution to ‘America First’

As Bolton's blockbuster book blasts Trump, he may want to consider how he contributed to the president's populist assault on…
Matt Johnson
April 24, 2019 4:25 am

The Democrats’ Joe Biden Problem

Donald Trump will be shameless in exploiting the “Creepy Joe” accusations. Never mind the hypocrisy.
Matt Johnson
March 21, 2019 4:51 am

Let’s Maybe Not Trash the ‘Establishment,’ OK?

Trump promised to drain the swamp, but he's only made it worse. And now Democrats are running against the establishment,…
Matt Johnson