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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Bandari Lei

At the height of the protests more than one million students and workers occupied the square. Ultimately, the government declared martial law and brought in troops and tanks. Read more


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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


We are all the poorer for it. Read more