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Lukas Keapproth

Bill Lueders is editor of The Progressive. He is 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. He joined the staff of the The Progressive in 2015 and was named editor in September 2018. 

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Just before sunrise on Wednesday, a Republican-controlled senate approved bills to restrict early voting and curb the powers of the incoming governor and attorney general. more

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Gage Skidmore

There’s absolutely no reason the network can’t both report on Trump’s daily blunders and also vigorously defend itself when he seeks to punish one of its reporters for doing his job. more

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Undoing the harm that Donald Trump has done will require continual struggle, involving much more profound commitments than just making it to the polls. more

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In “An Uncivil War,” Greg Sargent looks at the threats to democracy in the era of Trump. more

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Kerstin Diehn

One of the few guardrails keeping Donald Trump and crew from careening into pure chaos has been that often-overlooked third branch of government: the courts. more

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James Clapper, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency under George H. W. Bush and Director of National Intelligence under President Barack Obama speaks out against the current President. more

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If Trump’s nose had grown a quarter-inch with each lie, it would now be sixty-eight feet long. more

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Alisdare Hickson

We need to be creative in finding ways to express displeasure toward the President, the only real check on his cruelty. more

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But it’s fully in keeping with Trump’s stance toward immigrants. more

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Michael Pollan explores the political effects of psychedelic drugs. more

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See ya later alligator! more

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Ten positive things that have come from the Trump Administration. more

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Donald Trump usually writes me three times a week, sometimes four. Usually he asks for only $1. more

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Voters rejected a hand-picked Republican candidate for state Supreme Court as well as an effort to eliminate a key watchdog position. Watch out Governor Walker. more

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Lukas Keapproth

The problem with Trump’s stance toward immigration isn’t just that it’s divisive and based on lies. It also runs counter to what America in its best moments stands for. more

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Bill Lueders examines books that show the importance of unions. more

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