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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Posted by Matthew Rothschild on April 17, 2014

The great Latin American novelist died on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Here’s an excerpt from his speech when he accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982:

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Posted by Matthew Rothschild on March 26, 2014

President Obama just went to Flanders Field in Belgium to whitewash the hideous nationalism and militarism of World War I.

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Posted by Matthew Rothschild on March 26, 2014

Last month, the FCC did something without precedent: It called into question the bona fides of a legitimate news organization.

On February 10, the FCC ruled that the huge Chicago radio station, WLS, had to pay a $44,000 fine for airing 90-second segments produced by Workers Independent News. The FCC noted that the station failed on 11 occasions to explicitly notify listeners that the segments were paid for by Workers Independent News.

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