“We have to aspire to be first again.” According to Mike McCabe, Wisconsin appears to have lost its ambition to be first, or best. In this commentary, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe discusses our state’s shortcomings, and what we should do to get it back on track.
BlueJean Nation’s Mike McCabe is considering a run for governor. The possibility sprang up when 190 community leaders across the state to signed a letter drafting the WORT volunteer to run. On this Democracy Checkup we hear about Mike’s travels across the state, far from the halls of the capitol.
The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team has won more NCAA Tournament games than any other team. Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation believes their success comes from five pillars: humility, passion, unity, servant-hood, and thankfulness. In this commentary, McCabe explains why government officials at the state capitol could take a cue from the leadership of […]
According to Mike McCabe, the powerful and privileged have always found honesty inconvenient. But in the age of radio and television, they’ve found a way around that. In this commentary, McCabe goes through the three steps that led us to the era of fake news.
Mike McCabe says the media coverage of political races are unbearably exacerbating. In this week’s Democracy Checkup, McCabe explains why citizens are craving new politics and better journalism when it comes to elections.
Water is becoming the new oil, according to Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe. In this commentary McCabe warns us about the need to protect Wisconsin’s water and the special interests he sees threatening our lakes, rivers, and streams.