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Michael Winship

Michael Winship

Schumann Senior Writing Fellow

Michael Winship is the Schumann Senior Writing Fellow at the progressive news outlet Common Dreams, where he writes and edits political analysis and commentary. He is a Writers Guild East council member and its immediate past president and a veteran television writer and producer who has created programming for America’s major PBS stations, CBS, the Discovery and Learning Channels, A&E, Turner Broadcasting, the Disney Channel, Lifetime, Sesame Workshop (formerly the Children’s Television Workshop) and National Geographic, among others. In 2008, he joined his longtime friend and colleague Bill Moyers at Bill Moyers Journal on PBS and their writing collaboration has been close ever since. They share an Emmy and three Writers Guild Awards for writing excellence. Winship’s television work also has been honored by the Christopher, Western Heritage, Genesis and CableACE Awards.

Articles by this author

 

Famous Last Words: I Was There When Democracy Fell

On this January 6th anniversary, time for the good guys to put an end to this.

Michael Winship ·


The "Shining City on a Hill" Is Ready to Ignite

All hands are needed on deck right now to save the republic. No joke.

Michael Winship ·


No Time for Complacency—January 6 Was a Dress Rehearsal

The Trump conspirators haven't given up on overthrowing the US government—and they may yet succeed.

Michael Winship ·


I Hear America Screeching

The constant din from the right and others destroys the peace. No good can come of this ill-spoken, irrational rage and violence.

Michael Winship ·


Journalist and Political Analyst Amy Walter: Are We Headed Toward "A Really Dark Cynical World?"

The Cook Political Report’s Editor and Publisher on Biden, Trump and Democratic Chances in 2022 and 2024.

Michael Winship ·


Behind Every Dark Cloud of Terrorism, There’s a Silver Lining for the Wealthy

On this 20th anniversary of 9/11, the rich keep getting richer, always calculating how to squeeze more cash from calamity.

Michael Winship ·


Afghanistan May Forever Be the Graveyard of Empires

Some "opposed ideas" about a twenty-year war.

Michael Winship ·


The Untimely Tragic Death of Labor's Best Friend

If an institution is the extended shadow of its head, Richard Trumka was the AFL-CIO.

Michael Winship ·

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