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We organize a free public forum, generally monthly. Join us to listen and discuss current issues with our knowledgeable speakers.

May 10th

Rock County Progressives Present an Educational Forum









  • Matt Rothschild
    • Matthew Rothschild is the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, an organization which advocates for clean and open government
    • The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign just published on its website a handy resource: “Fascism: A Guide for Study and Resistance
    • Matt has appeared on Nightline, NPR, C-SPAN, and the O’Reilly Factor.
    • She was elected in 2012 to represent the 48th Assembly district, winning with 83% of the vote. The 48th Assembly District is made up of the north and east sides of Madison and the Village of Maple Bluff.
    • His opinion pieces have run in the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, the Miami Herald and a host of other newspapers including the Cap Times:‘Matt Rothschild: Trump, the fascist?’
    • 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.
    • While there, he wrote a book entitled You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression. And he edited an anthology called Democracy in Print: The Best of The Progressive, 1909-2009.


Forum Schedule:

6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic)
6:30 PM-7:45 PM, Speaker presentation


Forum Location:

Basics CO-OP


*Basics CO-OP Natural Foods
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545





*This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics.


For information of past forums see:

"Past Events"


This mural is located in Beloit, near 500 Pleasent St., on the side of the old Ironworks building facing the Rock River.
It is a great tribute to the laborers of the 20th century.

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