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Bill Lueders

Bill Lueders, former editor and now editor-at-large of The Progressive, is a writer in Madison, Wisconsin.

Articles by Bill Lueders (page 1)

September 29, 2022 5:30 am

The Neverending Story (of Trump’s Grift)

Trump’s legal troubles have inspired a relentless fundraising campaign. The appeals are grandiose, petulant, cynical—and very effective.
Bill Lueders
September 22, 2022 5:30 am

GOP Hopes ‘Crime Talk’ is a Golden Ticket for Midterm Candidates

Fox News and campaigning Republicans are forcing the facts to match their narrative of a national decline into violence and…
Bill Lueders
September 13, 2022 5:30 am

Free Money for Me But Not for Thee

Blowback to student loan forgiveness from Republicans who had their PPP loans forgiven sends a fraught message to voters ahead…
Bill Lueders
September 8, 2022 5:30 am

Ron Johnson’s Latest Fiction: He’s a Man of the People

The Wisconsin senator’s populist campaign goes against his record, including his princely favors for billionaire friends.
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August 24, 2022 5:30 am

Reflections on My Mom’s Eviction

A case study in how senior care facilities are kicking out elderly people, and getting away with it.
Bill Lueders
August 12, 2022 5:30 am

Trump’s Ugly Comedy of Hate

The former president has added fictionalized accounts of trans super-athletes to his stand-up routine.
Bill Lueders
August 5, 2022 5:30 am

The Unpresidential Vulgarity of ‘Let’s Go Brandon’

As his newest merch demonstrates, the former president remains staunchly dedicated to demeaning American politics.
Bill Lueders
July 27, 2022 5:30 am

Tucker Carlson’s Dogged Pursuit

The Fox News host is right to bring attention to the plight of beagles used in animal testing—even if he’s…
Bill Lueders
July 20, 2022 5:30 am

Wisconsin GOP: For Governor, Which Delusional Person Do You Prefer?

No matter who wins the Republican primary, Democrat Tony Evers will face an election-denying, culture-warring edgelord this fall.
Bill Lueders
July 12, 2022 5:30 am

The ‘Root Causes’ of Mass Shootings, According to Republicans

Putting their heads together, they hope to figure out why, exactly, these acts of violence keep happening here.
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