On January 9, 1909, Senator Robert M. La Follette Sr. (“Fighting Bob La Follette”) of Wisconsin founded The Progressive, a magazine for voices of peace, equality, and justice. As the magazine celebrates its 110th year of publication, we touch base with editor Bill Lueders and publisher Norman Stockwell to hear about the forthcoming June/July 2019 […]
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 […]