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Norman Stockwell

Norman Stockwell

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Norman Stockwell is publisher of The Progressive. Previously, for over 20 years, he served as WORT Community Radio’s Operations Coordinator in Madison, Wisconsin. He also coordinated the IraqJournal website in 2002-2003. In 2011, he regularly reported on protests in Madison for Iran’s PressTV and other outlets. His reports and interviews have appeared on Free Speech Radio News, DemocracyNow!, and AirAmerica, and in print in Z Magazine, the Capital Times, AlterNet, Toward Freedom, the Tico Times, the Feminist Connection, and elsewhere.  He is co-editor of the book REBEL REPORTING: John Ross Speaks to Independent Journalists. Hamilton Books/Rowman-Littlefield. ISBN 978-0-7618-6660-2. 

Matt Taibbi’s latest book is a no-holds-barred takedown of what the media have become in the era of Donald Trump. Read more

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In a case perhaps more relevant now than ever, the trial of the two immigrants became a rallying point for 1920s progressives, labor activists, and human rights advocates around the globe. Read more

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Twenty-one candidates came through the Iowa State Fair for a weekend of “straw” polls, soapbox speeches, and a turkey leg or two. Read more

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For nearly three-quarters of a century, “The Progressive” has been a consistent voice against nuclear madness. Read more

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The Southern Strategy was undertaken on multiple fronts—from race to religion to women’s rights. Read more

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In the time of Nixon and the time of Trump, The Progressive issued a clarion call for removal of a sitting President. Read more

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Author and retired Army colonel Andrew Bacevich puts the current flare in tensions with Iran in historical context. Read more

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An ode to our founder’s fierce advocacy for direct democracy by the everyday working people of this country. Read more

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In the current political era, many people are trying to understand how to make our democracy function better (or even at all). Read more

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An activist and historian recalls his 100 years on the streets of Chicago. Read more

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He refused to choose between economic equality and an end to racially-based discrimination. Read more

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We don’t mince words or suppress facts, when public utterance demands plain talk! Read more

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In the current age of authoritarian-leaning governments, politicians and activists see this declaration as more important than ever. Read more

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The term “lying in state” is used when former leaders are commemorated after death, and more rarely applied when leaders are in office. We look back on our coverage of the former President. Read more

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President Donald Trump’s actions mirror the extraordinary measures taken by another Commander-in-Chief: Richard Nixon. Read more

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New books chronicle the insurgency of Black resistance. Read more

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A flashback to the unruly Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Read more

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For Lorraine Hansberry, American radicalism was a passion and a commitment. It was, in fact, a requirement for human decency. Read more

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On his new book, a winning strategy for Democrats, and a possible Trump reelection. Read more

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Being a whistleblower is often not appreciated at the time the whistle is blown. Read more

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