Dr. John Kugler editing Substance

Substance editor John KuglerLong-time reporter John Kugler is now editing Substance.

Substance, both as a subscription-paid, monthly for nearly 40 years and as an online news service, was founded by teacher and union activist George N. Schmidt. George edited Substance until his death in September 2018.

This reporter served as editor from that time until May 2020, when John Kugler agreed to take over.

To contact the new Substance editor, send an email to


June 1, 2020 at 6:50 PM

By: John Kugler


Words can not describe the immense responsibility I feel right now. I hope to live up to the standards that George and all the others that came before me set.

In Solidarity

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