The Progressive Magazine: November 2008
Volume 72, Number 11
In This Issue
Comment Wall Street Socialism
Dave Zirin laments what the new Yankee stadium represents.
A Matter of Interpretation Erik Camayd-Freixas
As an interpreter in Iowa, I witnessed a huge miscarriage of justice.
Sexual Cleansing in Iraq Kari Lydersen Gays and lesbians are being targeted on a regular basis.
Borderline Discrimination Tim Vanderpool The double standard in the building of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is breathtaking.
Michael Pollan Marc Eisen "You decide every day what you're going to put in your body—and what you refuse to put in your body," explains the food expert. "That's politics at its most basic."
Poem Truth Thomas
Kate Clinton marvels at Ellen DeGeneres, CoverGirl.
Seattle via Hollywood Michael Atkinson A new feature film about the 1999 WTO protests delivers.
Books Johann Hari reviews The Post-American World, by Fareed Zakaria.
Jim Hightower has more trust in a coyote than in Henry Paulson.
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