Joe Hagan

Understanding McCain
July 13, 2010

It's hard to imagine that another John McCain profile could be interesting -- by this point the man's character and ideology seem completely transparent -- but New York's Joe Hagan pulls it off.

Zero Hedge: The Daily Kos of Financial Blogs
October 04, 2009

I'm only an imtermittent visitor to the financial blog Zero Hedge. But between my occasional perusals, and Joe Hagan's interesting profile of the blog (and its proprietor Dan Ivandjiiski) in last week's New York magazine, I can't help thinking it has a lot in common with the political blog Daily Kos. Both have an aggressively anti-establishment, semi-conspiratorial worldview and are constantly fulminating against the powers that be (big Wall Street firms in the first instance, sellout Washington Democrats and their corporate overseers in the second).