Bill Lueders is a veteran Wisconsin writer and editor, having worked for the Madison weekly paper Isthmus, the nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, and at The Progressive magazine, where he served as editor from July 2017 until May 2022. He has written three books: An Enemy of the State: The Life of Erwin Knoll, Cry Rape: The True Story of One Woman’s Harrowing Quest for Justice and Watchdog: 25 Years of Muckraking and Rabblerousing. He lives on Madison’s north side.
We can agree that many technological “advances” have objectively done more harm than good, in terms of the human condition as well as the Earth, and that we face a bleak scenario of looming catastrophe. But this doesn’t mean that there is no way out.