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MATT WELCH

Business & Economics


The Left's Eyeing Your Home
Why Aren't L.A. Democrats Joining the Anti-Kelo Backlash?
Los Angeles Times - August 14, 2005

Baby Love
The Hippie-Capitalist Wisdom of CD Baby Founder Derek Sivers, Hero to 93,000 Indie Musicians and Counting
LA Weekly - June 10, 2005

The Rubes in L.A. City Hall Have Swallowed Hollywood's Hard-Luck Story
Why We Should End Hollywood Welfare Before We Know it
Los Angeles Times - April 28, 2005

Hipsters Send Times Into Tizzies
Outside the Tent: The L.A. Times' Hilarious Gentrification Laments
Los Angeles Times - April 3, 2005

Locker-Room Liberty
Athletes Who Helped Shape Our Times and the Economic Freedom That Enabled Them
Reason - May 2005

Free at Last
New Newspapers Are Springing up Everywhere, Despite the Government's Help
Reason - May 2005

Fly the Frugal Skies
How Low-cost Airlines Have Transformed Europe -- and What it Means for America
Reason - January 2005

All Tomorrow's Partisans
The Culture War After Election 2004
Reason - January 2005

The Case Against George Bush
If There's a Small-Government Candidate in This Race, it Sure Isn't the President
Orange County Register - October 31, 2004

Culture Clash
What Happens When a Harvard Man With a Computer Is Given the Keys to Chavez Ravine?
Orange County Register - April 4, 2004

Alt Business
Commerical Magazines Fill Gap Left By Commercial Radio
Reason - February 2004

If You Build it, They Will Leave
Sports Teams Fleece the Taxpayer, Again
Reason - January 2004

Open Season on 'Open Society'
Why an Anti-Communist Holocaust Survivor Is Being Demonized as a Socialist, Self-hating Jew
Reason Online - December 8, 2003

Balls
The Joy of Watching Ideas Win
Reason - December 2003

UnFAIR
The Failure of 'Market Failure'-Driven Fire Insurance
Reason Online - November 5, 2003

Golden Bear?
California's Surprising Economy
Reason - November 2003

Keeping Psychics Honest
Only in San Fran, Part XXIX
Reason - November 2003

Baseball Welfare
Will the Marlins Soak Miami Taxpayers Yet Again?
Reason Online - October 22, 2003

Turning Baseball on its Ear
How an Amateur Army Outsmarted a Sport's Gatekeepers
National Post - June 21, 2003

The Tabloids Strike Back
New Populist Dailies Offer Alternative to Elitist Mainstream Newspapers
National Post - February 22, 2003

Woe is Media
It's Time to Save Journalism From its Saviors
Reason - December, 2002

'Runaway' Strain
The American Politics of Runaway Film Production in Canada
National Post - September 21, 2002

The 'Big Brother' Who Never Was
AOL Time Warner Was Never as Dangerous as Some Critics Suggested
National Post - July 27, 2002

Be Careful Lefties, You Might Turn French
Notes on the Drawbacks of Creating a Naderite Country
NewsForChange - May 14, 2001

Enjoy the Dollar Bubble While it Lasts
Travel is Crazy-Cheap, but Eventual Damage to Economy Could be Dear
NewsForChange - April 30, 2001

Dean Baker Bites Back
Economist Defends Stock-Tax Proposal I Called 'Deluded'
NewsForChange - February 20, 2001

The Deluded Economist
Lefty Favorite Dean Baker is Wrong to Bash Wall Street and Call for a Stock Transaction Tax
NewsForChange - February 9, 2001

Ambivalent Anniversary
If Seattle and Nader Were All About Anti-Globalization, Then They Were Both Wastes of Time
NewsForChange - December 4, 2000

Thomas Dolby Says it's Payback Time
Major Labels Deserve Everything They're About to Get, Says
Nerd-Rocker
Wired News - September 9, 1999

Nonsense Index Soars 141.06!
Profit-Flaking Jitters Rout New Infestors! Rally up as Drop Points to Weird!
Tabloid - September 4, 1998

The Savage Lust for Business News
Reporters Now All Work for Fund Managers, Who Don't Bother to Read
Tabloid - August 14, 1998

Bus Tour of the New Economy
The Aesthetic Nightmare and Walking Dumb of the Silicon Valley
Tabloid - July 31, 1998

Who Owns Internet News?
The Impossibly Complicated Web of Tech/Biz Sites' Ownerships and Partnerships, Untangled
PLUS: 8 Convoluted Family Trees
AND: Why CNN Loves Natalie Merchant
Online Journalism Review - June 23, 1998

The Prague Curse
The Promise and Pitfalls of the Czech Music Industry
Velvet - September 1995

Rats & Runaways
A Post-Mortem on Prognosis
Budapest Business Journal - March 7, 1995


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© 1986-2006; All rights reserved.

s Most Likely to Be Dead This Time Next Year
Newcity.com - May 9, 2000

Pop or Kaboom?
What Will Happen to L.A. When the Markets Finally Crash?
Zone News - April 1, 2000

Hollywood Goofy Over AOL-Time Warner
Merger Has Executives and Journalists Gossiping Like Schoolgirls
Wired News - February 4, 2000

Deconstructing the Mergers
Industry Leaders to Convene in First Major Gathering
Since AOL Gobbled Time Warner and EMI
Wired News - February 2, 2000

AOL-Time Warner: Bully for L.A.
Merger Could Jump-Start Broadband, Force Entertainment
Industry to Get it Together
Zone News - February 1, 2000

Live, From the Fishbowl!
Bay Area Journalists Gaze Deep into Navels and Discover Fuzz
Online Journalism Review - September 28, 1999

Thomas Dolby Says it's Payback Time
Major Labels Deserve Everything They're About to Get, Says
Nerd-Rocker
Wired News - September 9, 1999

Nonsense Index Soars 141.06!
Profit-Flaking Jitters Rout New Infestors! Rally up as Drop Points to Weird!
Tabloid - September 4, 1998

The Savage Lust for Business News
Reporters Now All Work for Fund Managers, Who Don't Bother to Read
Tabloid - August 14, 1998

Bus Tour of the New Economy
The Aesthetic Nightmare and Walking Dumb of the Silicon Valley
Tabloid - July 31, 1998

Who Owns Internet News?
The Impossibly Complicated Web of Tech/Biz Sites' Ownerships and Partnerships, Untangled
PLUS: 8 Convoluted Family Trees
AND: Why CNN Loves Natalie Merchant
Online Journalism Review - June 23, 1998

The Prague Curse
The Promise and Pitfalls of the Czech Music Industry
Velvet - September 1995

Rats & Runaways
A Post-Mortem on Prognosis
Budapest Business Journal - March 7, 1995


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