The Progressive’s Matt Rothschild: Russ Feingold Will be Wisconsin’s Next Governor

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Matt Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine, spoke to The UpTake today about the labor protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol, upstart GOP Governor Scott Walker’s efforts to gut collective bargaining rights for public-sector employees, the cheese state’s long history of labor rights, the influence of the Egyptian revolution on events this week in Madison, and Rothschild’s prediction that former Senator Russ Feingold will replace Walker as Wisconsin’s next governor.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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