A longtime organizer, writer, speaker, and advocate for economic justice, Matt has published articles at Occupy, Common Dreams, Nation of Change and other publications. He is Policy Director at Commonomics USA and served on the Board of Directors of the Public Banking Institute from 2015 to 2016. He has taught debating skills to students in occupied Iraq, assisted in litigation in Kenya on behalf of the indigenous Samburu, and was a legal and resource advocate for victims of domestic violence in Wisconsin. His education includes a J.D. from the University of Wyoming.