Staff & Board of Directors

A voice for peace, social justice, and the common good! Since 1909, The Progressive magazine has aimed to amplify voices of dissent and voices under-represented in the mainstream, with a goal of championing grassroots progressive politics.

Staffmag covers

  • Publisher - Norman Stockwell
  • Editor - Bill Lueders
  • Web Editor & Audience Engagement Coordinator - Kassidy Tarala
  • Associate Editor - Emilio Leanza
  • Contributing Editor - Alexandra Tempus
  • Editor-at-Large - Ruth Conniff
  • Art Director - Kerstin Vogdes Diehn
  • Development Director - Daniel K. Libby
  • Office Manager -
  • Poetry Editor - Jules Gibbs
  • Proofreading Extraordinaires - Diana Cook & Catherine Cronin
  • Editorial Intern - Nuha Dolby
  • PSS Project Intern - Bryanna Allen
  • Publishing Intern - Madison Deyo



Board of Directors

  • James Friedman, Co-President, is a shareholder on Godfrey & Kahn's Litigation Team, focusing on commercial, First Amendment, and insurance litigation. He is proud to serve on the Board of this 100+ year-old Wisconsin institution that continues to provide a unique and critical voice for progressive politics in Wisconsin and throughout the United States, and has served on the board for 20+ years.
  • Michael W. Apple is John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He has worked with progressive groups throughout the world to build critically democratic educational research, policies and practice. 
  • Ed Angelina, At-large Member
  • Bill White, At-large Member
  • Miriam Goldberg, At-large Member
  • Sue Collins, At-large Member