Author Archive for: Jason Matthews
About Jason Matthews
Jason Matthews is an adjunct political science instructor at Bismarck State College and an instructor for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). He is co-host with Tyler Axness of the podcast, “What the Hell Happened This Week?”
It began with the best of intentions. The voters – not the political bosses in the smoke-filled backrooms – would pick a party’s presidential nominee. And, for a time, it worked. Party voter and fundraising lists were the lifeblood of candidates’ campaigns. Candidates mostly hewed to the party’s policy lines. If there were any differences, […]
About ND xPlains
ND xPlains is about transparency and accountability for all sides in the arena of North Dakota politics. It is a place to come for the rest of the story. The narrative created by a void of an independent perspective will be challenged. If you’re tired of having the same thinly stretched slant thrown at you and are looking for other voices, you’ve come to the right place.
Created and written by Tyler Axness, a former North Dakota State Senator, he is able to provide a unique perspective on current topics and breaking news, dive into the back-room conversations taking place by decision makers, and elevate your voice on the plains. Through collaboration with trusted colleagues in-state and other sources nationally, he provides up-to-date content you can trust, enjoy, and share.
Let’s talk North Dakota politics, plain and simple.