David Sirota is a political journalist, nationally syndicated weekly newspaper columnist and bestselling author living in Denver, Colorado. As one of the only national columnists living and reporting outside of Washington, D.C., he is widely known for his coverage of political corruption, globalization and working-class economic issues often ignored by both of America's political parties.
This week our guest is Matt Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine, one of the leading voices for peace and social justice in this country. Rothschild is also the author of a book entitled You Have No Rights: Stories of America in Our Repressive Age (New Press, 2007). A graduate of Harvard University, Rothschild prior to coming to The Progressive worked as the editor of Multinational Monitor, a magazine founded by Ralph Nader.
Rothschild also hosts Progressive Radio, a syndicated weekly half-hour program, and he does radio commentaries Monday through Friday. Rothschild is also the co-founder and director of The Progressive Media Project, which since 1993 has been distributing opinion pieces to newspapers around the country in an effort to diversify and democratize the national debate.
Progressive Radio is available in Urbana-Champaign on WRFU (104.5FM), Thursdays at 4:30pm, and Rothschild's radio commentaries run on the station daily in the 4pm hour.
This week our guest is Mark Crispin Miller, Professor of media ecology at New York University (NYU). Miller is author of Loser Take All: Election Fraud and The Subversion of Democracy, Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election & Why They'll Steal the Next One Too (Unless We Stop Them), and The Bush Dyslexicon, among other titles.