Allen Ruff interviews journalist and political commentator Thomas Frank , author of the recent “Listen, Liberal or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People.” The book gives a historical look at the rise of the “professional class” in the Democratic Party, the abandonment of the party’s traditional popular base, and the results.
Never insult voters; that should be the first rule of politics. Hillary Clinton broke that rule by calling Trump supporters “deplorables” and “irredeemable.” She may have lost the election at that very moment. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation explains how Democrats nominated exactly the wrong person at the wrong time. Meanwhile, Republicans […]
“If my accomplishments ever stand out it’s because I’m standing on the shoulders of others.” Growing up in what is now “red America,” Mike McCabe learned the importance of the common good, and how none of us is self made. The Democratic Party seems to have forgotten those values and written off those Americans. In […]
In this commentary, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe discusses the state of the Democratic Party in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s shocking election. What does the party need to change? Will the Republican Party survive a Trump presidency?
What comes next? Carousel Bayrd is joined by Emerge Wisconsin Executive Director Erin Forest and Democratic Party of Dane County Chair Michael Basford for a conversation about last week’s election.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is slated to become the latest state to pass controversial right-to-work legislation. Dylan Brogan recaps Wisconsin’s swift and often bitter debate over right-to-work from start to finish.