Matthew Rothschild is the senior editor of The Progressive magazine (from 1994), which is one of the leading voices for peace and social justice in this country. Rothschild has appeared on Nightline, C-SPAN, The O'Reilly Factor, and NPR, and his newspaper commentaries have run in the Chicago Tribune, the L.A. Times, the Miami Herald, and a host of other newspapers. Rothschild is the host of "Progressive Radio," a syndicated half-hour weekly interview program. And he does a two-minute daily radio commentary, entitled "Progressive Point of View," which is also syndicated around the country.
Rothschild is the author of You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression (New Press, 2007). He also is the editor of Democracy in Print: The Best of The Progressive, 1909-2009 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2009).
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Bush’s prescription drug plan is forcing millions of seniors to become gymnasts.
They’re going to have jump through all sorts of hoops to get the benefit, and if they decide it’s too much trouble, they’ll get socked with penalties if they ever try to join the program again.
Bush said: “It is deeply irresponsible to rewrite the history of how the war began.”
And then he set about rewriting it. . . . Lowest of all, Bush suggested that even to question his veracity was to give aid and comfort to the enemy—the constitutional definition of treason.
In the eulogy Hillary Clinton delivered in Detroit, she said we all can have “a Rosa Parks moment.”
That moment, for Hillary, came and went in the lead-up to the Iraq War.
But it is here again, now.
The Vice President has decided to split Scooter Libby in half, replacing him with two other trusted advisers who also have dirty hands.
Both appear by title but not by name in the Libby indictment.
The Progressive magazine mourns the loss of Shirley Lens, a fighter for peace, who died on October 24.
Throughout her life, she fearlessly stood up for the cause of social justice, whether in Oakland or Chicago.
Bush set an indoor record for changing the subject, and then genuflected to the anti-abortion zealots by giving them just what they wanted: a judge hostile to abortion rights.
The indictment of Scooter Libby on five felony charges marks the fall of one of the founding members of the cabal that has hijacked U.S. foreign policy.
Miers didn’t step down because she flunked the Con Law exam that Senator Specter was administering.
No, she stepped down because she flunked the loyalty oath that the anti-abortion ayatollahs were administering.