William Finnegan

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By William Finnegan

DateArticle NameLocation
09/28/15The Man Who Stood Up to Trumpnewyorker.com
When Jorge Ramos travels in Middle America, nobody recognizes him—until somebody does. Ramos is the evening-news co-anchor on Univision, the country’s largest Spanish-language TV network, a job he has held since 1986. A few weeks ago, I was on a flight with him from Chicago to Dubuque. Ramos, who is fifty-seven, is slim, not tall, with white hair and an unassuming demeanor. Wearing jeans, a gray sports coat, and a blue open-collared shirt, he went unremarked. But then, as he disembarked, a fellow-passenger, a stranger in he...
10/14/13Inside the Fast-Food Labor Protestsnewyorker.com
Fast-food workers aren't just kids earning gas money. Many are raising families, and often McJobs are the only jobs available. William Finnegan reports.