On January 9, 1909, Senator Robert M. La Follette Sr. of Wisconsin founded The Progressive, a magazine for voices of peace, social justice, and the common good. Now in 2018, the publication is continuing its mission. For today’s episode, we catch up with Progressive contributors Douglas Haynes, Mrill Ingram, and Allie Tempus to hear about the December […]
Matt Rothschild is Executive Director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, and prior to that position, was Senior Editor at The Progressive magazine for 32 years. He speaks with Thursday host Allen Ruff on the takeaways of politics from 2017, and in the second half of the hour, responds to listener comments.
Two weeks after the Republican National Convention, and one week after the Democratic National Convention, attendee and editor-in-chief of The Progressive, Ruth Conniff, reflects on the activities, platforms, and candidates of both parties.
Britain’s Chilcot report lays out in detail the incompetence and outright lies used to sell the Iraq war. Tony Castaneda’s guests, Jennifer Loewenstein of Penn State and Norm Stockwell of The Progressive, discuss what was known during the war buildup versus the version peddled by Tony Blair, George Bush and other war supporters.
It’s the final day of pledge drive! To finish off the fundraiser, Allen Ruff talks with Matt Rothschild. Rothschild is the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, and author of “You Have No Rights: Stories of American in an Age of Repression.” Before joining the Democracy Campaign, he was the editor and publisher of […]
This story originally appeared June 01, 2016 on The Progressive website. Madison, Wisconsin, and the world have lost a great voice for peace and justice. Poet and activist Daniel Kunene died this past week at the age of 93. Kunene was a professor emeritus in the University of Wisconsin Department of African Languages and Literature […]