Matthew Rothschild

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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Seniors Must Jump Through Hoops for Prescription Drugs

Seniors Must Jump Through Hoops for Prescription Drugs
By Matthew Rothschild, November 15, 2005

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.

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Bush Tries to Gag Critics in Veterans Day Speech

Bush Tries to Gag Critics in Veterans Day Speech
By Matthew Rothschild, November 11, 2005

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.

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