Bill Lueders


Lukas Keapproth

Bill Lueders is managing editor of The Progressive and author of An Enemy of the State, the biography of the late editor of The Progressive, Erwin Knoll. Lueders was news editor at Isthmus, Madison’s alternative weekly, for twenty-five years, and won dozens of state and national awards. In 2011 he moved to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, where he became one of Wisconsin’s leading investigative reporters. In 2015 he joined the staff of The Progressive. His website is

The bimonthly magazine has nearly 90,000 paid subscribers, many of whom have come forward to defend it, saying Walker’s move is anti-science and anti-environment. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:09 PM Dispatches


Ryan J. Reilly

As practitioners of journalism, and citizens who rely on it, we have to respond to Trump's attack on the press. more

Mar 25, 2017 4:06 PM Magazine

A review of "Deciding What's True: The Rise of Political Fact-Checking in American Journalism. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:39 AM Magazine

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This move makes it much more difficult for the public to learn about the often horrific mistreatment of animals, whether by publicly funded researchers or by private business operators. more

Feb 5, 2017 4:34 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

A panel of federal judges just ruled that Wisconsin must redraw its illegally rigged election boundaries. A new case aims to limit partisan redistricting for good. more

Jan 30, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches

Trump’s chief strategist bullied school administrations, with threats of nonpayment and legal action, to prevent his ex-wife from enrolling their daughters in kindergarten programs. more

Jan 24, 2017 8:13 AM Dispatches

Corporations are insisting that those they do business with and workers agree to handle disputes through arbitration, making some claims impossible to file and dramatically favoring companies in the others. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:27 PM Magazine 1 Comments

How did the 44th President do? more

Dec 5, 2016 7:40 PM Magazine 1 Comments

Don't talk to me about unification. Let's talk resistance. more

Dec 2, 2016 3:52 PM Magazine 4 Comments

Reflections from a singer-songwriter. more

Nov 21, 2016 4:20 PM Dispatches

The Wisconsin Governor just can’t seem to shake allegations of criminal activities involving his campaign. more

Nov 3, 2016 1:54 PM Magazine

It's time to stick up for journalism. more

Oct 26, 2016 2:57 PM Op-Eds

"An idiot is running for President." more

Sep 29, 2016 5:35 PM Magazine

Some examples of failed bills and resolutions from just the current 2015-2016 session. more

Sep 11, 2016 9:53 PM Magazine

Supported by dissatisfaction with the status quo. more

Aug 31, 2016 3:39 PM Dispatches 7 Comments

The environment is one area where Democrats and Republicans should be able to find common ground. more

Aug 19, 2016 5:53 PM Magazine

Novella has grown lettuce for the Black Panthers, dumpster dived gourmet restaurants to feed her pigs, and lived for an entire month on what she produced on a vacant lot in downtown Oakland. more

Aug 19, 2016 3:10 AM Magazine

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