The Progressive Magazine: May 2008
Volume 72, Number 5
In This Issue
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Edwidge Danticat supports Obama to stir us out of apathy and bring ground-breaking change.
Adolph Reed Jr. detects a con artist who tries to be all things
to all people.
Barbara Ehrenreich asks how much longer can we shop till we drop.
Dave Zirin spotlights the conscience of a linebacker.
Ruth Conniff watches Hillary trying to morph into Hugo.
Winning Isn't Everything by Steve Cobble
Interview Jimmy Carter by Amitabh Pal
Kate Clinton parses the Pope's new list of mortal sins.
Poem Francesco Levato
Elizabeth DiNovella reviews Free Ride: John McCain and the Media, by David Brock and Paul Waldman.
Jim Hightower tells Bush to get a clue.
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How to Build a New World
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