Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Dr. Damita Brown, we’re checking-in with The Progressive on what’s in the new issue. Editor in Chief Bill Leuders joins us to discuss the content in the December / January issue from its major story, how law enforcement and big tech are creating a less safe and more distrusting surveillance state in our communities to voter suppression to family farms and more.
Bill Lueders is editor of The Progressive. He is author of An Enemy of the State, the biography of the late editor of The Progressive, Erwin Knoll. Lueders was news editor at Isthmus, Madison’s alternative weekly, for twenty-five years, and won dozens of state and national awards. In 2011 he moved to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, where he became one of Wisconsin’s leading investigative reporters. He joined the staff of The Progressive in 2015 and was named editor in September 2018. In September 2021 he was inducted into the National Freedom of Information Coalition’s State Open Government Hall of Fame.