WDC Names New Director

Matt Rothschild named new Democracy Campaign director WDC Names New Director

Email date: 12/11/14


The Democracy Campaign announced this morning that Matt Rothschild, the longtime editor and publisher of The Progressive magazine, has been chosen to replace Mike McCabe as WDC's executive director.

Word spread quickly as news media caught wind of the announcement.

Matt took over as editor of The Progressive in 1994 and edited the magazine and oversaw the publishing operation until 2013. The Progressive was started by Fighting Bob La Follette in 1909. Matt also is the author of You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression and editor of Democracy in Print: The Best of The Progressive, 1909-2009.

Welcome to the Democracy Campaign family, Matt!