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Ruth Conniff

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A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Ruth joined the magazine as a summer intern working with the late Erwin Knoll and has been part of the team ever since. As Associate Editor for the Progressive, she opened The Progressive's Washington, D.C., office in 1997. She became a regular on TV pundit shows on CNN, Fox News, and PBS. She appears frequently on the Ed Schultz Show on MSNBC. Ruth received an "Editor's Choice" award from Madison Magazine for her coverage of the Wisconsin Uprising in 2011.

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Trump called on the nations of the world to renew their patriotic fervor, as if recognizing the interdependency of the world’s peoples were the biggest problem we face. more

Sep 19, 2017 3:06 PM Dispatches

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Annette Bernhardt

Putting nativism ahead of national interest. more

Sep 5, 2017 11:02 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Citizen support for local public schools shows voters will reject the Republican slash-and-burn agenda. more

Aug 24, 2017 11:11 AM Dispatches

It’s the deliberate destruction of civility and civil society by Republicans—not only by colorful characters Trump and the Mooch, but also by low-key money man Reince Priebus. more

Jul 31, 2017 11:27 PM Dispatches

While we have been dedicated, for the most part, to covering on-the-ground activism since the election, we are turning our attention to the President in this issue to lay out a detailed argument for his removal. more

Jul 21, 2017 5:20 PM Magazine

“Without us, who’s going to work 365 days a year in the cold and the heat?” dairy worker Miguel Estrada asked. “We’re here to fight against hate and racism.” more

Jun 29, 2017 10:02 AM Dispatches

The constitutional law expert talks about his journey from being “vaguely liberal” to the center of resistance to the loss of our civil liberties. more

May 23, 2017 1:21 PM Magazine

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Max Pixel

Democracy matters. Truth matters. And the attacks on democratic norms and institutions by this President, while they are coming at an exhausting pace that fosters cynicism and a feeling of helplessness, deserve a robust response. more

May 16, 2017 11:49 AM Dispatches

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Michael Vadon & Nick-D

Today, we face the same fundamental challenges to our democracy that we faced in 1973. The parallels are undeniable. more

May 10, 2017 12:15 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Matt Northam

All over the country Americans watched with disgust as the House Republicans rammed through their latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In its broad outlines, the American Health Care Act is a transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich. more

May 5, 2017 2:46 PM Dispatches

From now on we will be producing less frequent, more in-depth print magazines in order to marshal our resources and deliver the best magazine to you that we can. Here's a preview of the latest edition. more

Mar 25, 2017 3:47 PM Magazine 1 Comments

To understand the magnitude of Donald Trump’s distorted priorities, we compared Pentagon spending with domestic programs he wants to cut. Pentagon "waste” alone dwarfs all other agency spending. Take a look. more

Mar 17, 2017 4:32 PM Dispatches

Immigrants, dead soldiers, corporations all have reason to be “happy” in the President’s restored America. more

Mar 1, 2017 1:05 PM Dispatches

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From The Progressive October 1951

We have a lot to learn from activists in Africa and the Middle East where civil societies have managed to recover from hostile takeovers of their democratic governments—and human rights should be an organizing principle of this recovery. more

Feb 24, 2017 10:13 AM Magazine

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