Joan Walsh is The Nation’s National Affairs Correspondent and an MSNBC political analyst. She is the author of What’s the Matter With White People? Finding Our Way in the Next America.
Before joining The Nation, Joan Walsh was Salon’s very first news editor. She served as editor in chief for six years.
Before joining Salon, she worked as a consultant on education and poverty issues for community groups and foundations, including the Rockefeller Foundation and Annie E. Casey Foundation. She’s written for publications ranging from Vogue to The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. And as baseball season has just begun, it seems appropriate to mention that she is an avid baseball fan, & she’s the co-author of Splash Hit: The Pacific Bell Park Story, about the building of the San Francisco Giants waterfront stadium. We welcome you to Forthright Radio, Joan Walsh.