We are in a rare, historical period in our country. To unpack this, Allen Ruff is joined during this pledge drive edition by Bob McChesney and Matt Rothschild. If you didn’t donate already, it’s easy! Call us at (608) 256-2001 or support online here.
It’s been an eventful year on the state and national political scene. Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign joins Tony to offer his thoughts on the best and worst of 2016 and what’s ahead for next year.
Follow the money — that’s the best way to learn why politicians vote the way they do, according to Matt Rothschild, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC). Matt talks to Jan Miyasaki about his non-profit’s goal, and website, in trying to trace political donations in this ever-increasing climate of dark money contributions.
Going beyond rehashing the how’s and why’s of the election, where do we go from here? What is to be done? What do we need? Matt Rothschild joins Allen Ruff to discuss how to respond to the threats that Trump poses.
On A Public Affair’s final day of pledge drive, sub host Matt Rothschild talks with political analyst Thomas Frank. Thomas Frank is a historian, journalist, and columnist for Harper’s Magazine. His new book, “Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?” looks into “the Democratic Party’s failure over the last few […]
On this episode of A Public Affair, Matt Rothschild speaks with Mary Bottari of the Center for Media and Democracy about recent revelations from the John Doe investigation. The Guardian newspaper recently published an investigative news story detailing coordination between the Walker administration, major donors, and a non-profit group.