Jeremiah Johnson is a guy who resoundingly gets it, and his Substack is largely a discourse about The Discourse, which IMHO is just about the only thing the capital-D Discourse is good for.
- Jeff Maurer
Josh understands economics and his writing is clear as a bell. He has radical views about mayonnaise that I don't endorse, but still an essential read.
It's fun to hear Katie and Jesse interact the way normal people interact, which is to say: Insulting each other constantly. And they always have smart takes on the dumbest news of the day.
I need honest-to-God leftists in my media diet, and Freddie's always a good read. He's also one of the few people on Substack who can hang with me, profanity-wise.
In a world of fake wonks, Matt is a real wonk. He can see the big picture and DRILL DOWN (Slow BORING, get it?) like few people can.
Persuasion asks the big questions and serves as a North Star for classical liberalism.
Few people give fewer fucks than Andrew Sullivan, which makes him an interesting read. And as a liberal, I want a few conservatives in my media diet.
Noah's an outstanding economist who has something interesting to say on a wide variety of topics. He's pro-rabbit and I'm pro-cat, so we have our disagreements, but always an interesting read.
We're experiencing an epidemic of shoddy journalism and crappy social science. Jesse sets a lot of that garbage straight.