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Matt Rothschild

Matt Rothschild

Prior to joining the Democracy Campaign at the start of 2015, Matt worked at The Progressive magazine for 32 years. For most of those, he was the editor and publisher of The Progressive.

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Evers wrong to call for Dec. 30 primary

By: - September 27, 2019

Who cooked this one up? Gov. Tony Evers has set Monday, Jan. 27, as the date for the general election to fill Rep. Sean Duffy’s seat in the House of Representatives. And that means the primary will be held on Monday, Dec. 30. Who holds elections on a Monday, anyway? And why would anyone in […]

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Evers bows to WMC

By: - August 14, 2019

Gov. Tony Evers bowed down to the biggest business lobby in Wisconsin yesterday. In a speech to Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, which spent more than $1 million in nasty ads against him in his race for governor, Evers acted like they were his buddies. “Thank you,” he said, shockingly. “My administration continues to support the […]

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Two battles for democracy in Wisconsin

By: - July 17, 2019

At the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, two of our key issues are banning gerrymandering and cleaning up money in politics. Both reforms are crucial here in Wisconsin if we are going to have a democracy where everyone has an equal voice. And when we all have an equal voice, the will of the people won’t be […]