Mike McCabe

Mike McCabe

Mike McCabe is executive director of Our Wisconsin Revolution ( and author of Unscrewing America: Hints and Hopes from the Heartland.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 29: A U.S. Postal Worker moves packages to a conveyor belt at a processing and distribution center in Oakland, California. U.S. Postal Service workers are continuing to process and deliver the mail amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Postal Service faces an uncertain future with revenues down an estimated 50 percent this year due to the coronavirus crisis. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brother, can you spare a stamp?

By: - May 13, 2020

Conservatives used to be fond of saying that government’s purpose should be limited to defending the shores and delivering the mail. Those passing themselves off as conservatives today seem intent on crossing delivering the mail off that short list. The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for a $13 billion loss in revenue because of the […]

DRAKETOWN, GA Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US, hold a swastika burning. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

No nation filled with hate can be great

By: - August 23, 2019

Hate is not only devastatingly traumatic to those on the receiving end, it’s destructive to those doing the hating. It’s like drinking poison and expecting someone else to die. Still, hate is an undeniably powerful and seductive emotion. It incites people to action, even to violence. It is regularly put to use for political gain. […]