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Bill Lueders

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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 billlueders.com

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Katie Cooney

When the issue is hurt feelings, attempts to restrict who is allowed to say what are doomed to incoherence. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 1 Comments

There is one thing about which Donald Trump has been perfectly clear: There has been no collusion between his campaign and his administration and Russia. None. But this assertion is cast into question by a growing circle of Trump associates. more

Jul 21, 2017 5:10 PM Magazine

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Legislators in many states are largely exempt from public records laws. But in Wisconsin these records have been public for decades, helping shed light on the actions of public officials. That may be about to change. more

Jun 30, 2017 8:00 AM Dispatches

On June 3rd, in more than 100 cities nationwide, March for Truth rallies brought people together to stand up for democratic institutions and the press. Ordinary people are demanding truth and transparency. Battles for these values can be won. more

Jun 6, 2017 7:47 AM Op-Eds

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

May 31, 2017 11:25 AM Dispatches

Wisconsin has engaged in extraordinary and often embarrassing efforts to gag science for what appear to be blatantly political reasons. The state’s experience mirrors trends in other states and on the national level. more

May 23, 2017 11:38 PM Magazine

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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

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Lukas Keapproth

Who is really the enemy here? more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

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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U.S.D.A.

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

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