Matthew Disler

Matthew Disler is a writer originally from Richmond, Virginia. His articles have appeared in Gothamist, Harvard Magazine, and RealClearPolitics, and his humor writing has been featured in publications like McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

Stories By Matthew Disler

This Crusading Socialist Taught America’s Workers to Fight—in 1929

Fred Beal went down to North Carolina with a mission to defend the common man. He left with a murder conviction and a direct ticket to the USSR. Then his story got really weird.