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Norman Stockwell

Norman Stockwell

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Norman Stockwell is publisher of The Progressive. Previously, for over 20 years, he served as WORT Community Radio’s Operations Coordinator in Madison, Wisconsin. He also coordinated the IraqJournal website in 2002-2003. In 2011, he regularly reported on protests in Madison for Iran’s PressTV and other outlets. His reports and interviews have appeared on Free Speech Radio News, DemocracyNow!, and AirAmerica, and in print in Z Magazine, the Capital Times, AlterNet, Toward Freedom, the Tico Times, the Feminist Connection, and elsewhere.  He is co-editor of the book REBEL REPORTING: John Ross Speaks to Independent Journalists. Hamilton Books/Rowman-Littlefield. ISBN 978-0-7618-6660-2. 

This is what April 22 is all about. Treasures from our archives including Denis Hayes, Barry Commoner, Ralph Nader, and Gaylord Nelson. more

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Trump's pardon of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Jr., shows “there is no longer any shame to be had by the neoconservatives for the acts that they wrought upon Iraq.” more

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The former Guatemalan dictator leaves behind a legacy as “a genocidaire against indigenous people.” more

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My Lai has been classified as one of the largest massacres of civilians by U.S. troops in the twentieth century. more

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“It is important to honor the soldiers who said ‘No’ and show young people around the world that even against the greatest odds, your resistance can win.” more

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Are on the road to some form of authoritarian rule? more

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Can we walk ourselves back from the edge? more

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“We’ve had good and bad Presidents, but all 44 people who preceded Trump, saw themselves as representing everyone in the United States, even those who didn’t vote for them. Trump has never tried to do that.” more

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The history of U.S.-Iranian relations looms over Trump’s threats to end the Obama-era nuclear deal. We speak with Iranian Scholar Emad Kiyaei about sanctions and recent protests. more

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“More and more,” MLK wrote in The Progressive, “I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will...” more

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We don’t mince words or suppress facts when public utterance demands plain talk! more

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If our nation’s values are to survive the tenure of Trump, this magazine’s founding ideals must be nurtured and spread. more

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“We’ll always put a Band-Aid on a bullet wound, as opposed to actually acknowledging, transforming, and healing communities.” more

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Fifty years ago President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.  Now, Donald Trump is threatening the future of our national broadcasting system. more

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“I still believe that Democrats can get out of their own way, stop being centrist, and really answer the call of the people.” more

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The number of U.S. troops in Africa has been steadily on the rise. What exactly are they doing there? more

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‘The Russian Revolution of 1917 is rich in lessons for today’s crisis-ridden world of exploitation, oppression, and violence. The Bolsheviks have much to teach us.’ more

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Monseñor Romero ~ ¡Presente! Óscar Romero on his centenary, soon to be named the first Central American-born Saint. more

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Remarks last week by Jeff Sessions are part of a larger campaign to vilify the press. Press freedom organizations are responding. more

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