Erwin Knoll

Erwin Knoll 1988

Erwin Knoll was Washington correspondent for The Progressive from May 1968 to 1973, and the publication’s editor from 1973 until his death in 1994.

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David Wilson

This piece was originally published in 1968 after the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where anti-war demonstrations were met with violent police backlash. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event. Read more


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Andre White

When Dellums talked about peace, he meant peace—withdrawal from the mentality that relies on death and the threat of death as a national way of life. Read more


From our June 1991 issue, the late Progressive editor Erwin Knoll explains his commitment to nonviolence—a resonant topic today. Image credit: Brad Holland Read more