The growing list of words discouraged by the Trump Administration reflects its anti-science agenda. more


Stone seeks to set the record straight. more

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A person can bite her tongue for only so long. more


There's an eerie uniformity among rightwing media, even on matters when they're wrong. Here's why. more

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We have to stop feeding the crazy. more


Real leaders need to lead a push back against the firestorm of fear about Muslims—not fan the flames. more


"I was troubled by Clinton's hollow responses and the fact that they went unchallenged by the mainstream media." more


At the 2013 Milwaukee County Republican Party's annual Reagan Day dinner Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told a story that he said,"gives me a tingle just thinking about it." Image credit: Jud Lounsbury more

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“It’s important for people of conscience to be critical of the ways Hollywood perpetuates war and racism, quite frankly, through film." Image credit: Ed Rampell more

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While it seeks to claim the mantle of the movement and Dr. King’s legacy, corporate education reform is rooted in fear, fired by competition and driven by division. 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 more


In Louisiana, charter schools have intensified segregation by race and poverty. more


Since leaving the CIA Baer has become an outspoken commentator on intelligence-related matters in various venues, including CNN as its national security affairs analyst. Image credit: Kevin Toolis. more

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This piece by Frank Smyth on the use of "negative incentive" methods in Central America was originally published in our August 1987 issue. Image credit: Stephen Kroninger more

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Edelman, the world's largest PR company, synonymous with astroturf-style front groups and dirty tricks, has announced that it will no longer work for groups that deny climate change. more


This is the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, when U.S. destroyers and North Vietnamese patrol boats supposedly clashed repeatedly in international waters on August 2-4, 1964, off the coast of Vietnam. The alleged series of attacks... more


Many have noted that the Koch Brothers' dad was a Bircher, but new documents show Charles was, too. more

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Tonight the Millwaukee-based Bradley Foundation—“the most powerful rightwing organization in America no one seems to know about,” as one progressive activist describes it—will present awards worth $250,000 in prize money each to conservative jour... more


  Excerpt: “We’ve destabilized the planet’s climate system, and the only question is how much farther we’re going to go,” Bill McKibben of told Amy Goodman on Democracy Now. If we don’t reverse direction, he said, “what we call civiliz... more


Move over Karden the sludge puppet, there's a new kid in town: Frank N. Foode, "your friendly neighborhood genetically modified organism," who "help[s] make the science of biotechnology fun and approachable." more