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Trimble County has the lowest percentage of people in the country who believe in climate change. But is the tide turning in coal country? Read more


For the last several years, The Progressive has covered Scott Walker’s reversal of Wisconsin’s progressive legacy. The Republican governor, elected in 2010, set out to divide and conquer the state with his own brand of anti-public-interest politi... Read more

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The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act is a landmark event in a national conversation that's been going on in our country for most of the last century. See this article from March 1961, "Medical Care Becomes a R... Read more

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  Folk singer Ronnie Gilbert died earlier this week. Gilbert, 88, was a founding member of the Weavers along with Pete Seeger, Fred Hellerman and Lee Hays. She was the band's sole female member. She started performing in the 1940s, and her... Read more


The Patriot Act's sweeping phone surveillance programs are finally illegal, but some of the issues addressed in Nat Hentoff's December, 2001, editorial titled "Why should we care? It's only the Constitution," still need solving. Read more