What does Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement mean for the U.S.? How is D.C. reacting to this? Representative Mark Pocan joins us today to discuss this and the issues he’s working on. Later, journalist John Pilger discusses the raising questions about the role of the British ‘deep state’ in the Manchester bombing that killed […]
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.
Investigative reporter Greg Palast joins Esty Dinur to discuss Trump’s budget, “Trumponomics,” and voter suppression in the United States. His work has appeared on BBC Television, The Guardian, and Rolling Stone Magazine. His new film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, based on his New York Times bestselling books, […]
In this week’s Democracy Checkup, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe talks about the failed election strategies of today’s politicians. He says instead of going to the same old playbook, elected officials need to do more to connect with voters.
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 […]
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.