Brian Merchant

Brian Merchant is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, NY. He covers politics for and is an editor at the Utopianist.

Green Room
June 25 2011 7:11 AMHow To Spark a Right-Wing FrenzyMy one-minute YouTube clip of Al Gore was a conservative-media sensation. Here's why I took it down.
Green Room
May 12 2011 10:08 AMDo Climate Skeptics Change Their Minds?Yes. But not often.
  Slate Plus
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.