The Progressive Magazine: November 2009
Volume 73, Number 11
In This Issue
Comment Obama Defends Bush's Policies
On the Line
In Honduras the Walls Are Talking Roberto Sosa
After the coup, we are living in a state of siege.
Ruth Conniff talks with Wendell Potter, a traitor to the health insurance industry.
My Post-Mastectomy Dilemma S. L. Wisenberg
Two years after my surgery, I'm still struggling with my choices.
On the Poppy Trail Reese Erlich
It's not the Taliban that controls the opium trade.
Budget Cuts Hit Home Mike Ervin
If you're disabled like me, the specter of losing aid is haunting.
Healing in the Congo Justin Podur
Dr. Denis Mukwege treats survivors of rape.
Arianna Huffington Matt Pascarella
"We are actually in the middle of a golden age for news consumers," says the media maven and political commentator.
Bacigalupi's World Laura Paskus
The sci-fi writer's vision is suffused with social concerns.
Where We Come From Anne Elizabeth Moore
Palestinian conceptual artist Emily Jacir opens conversations.
Poem Mario Susko
Will Durst wonders if we are in the Age of Stupid.
Dave Zirin says gender testing is plain wrong.
Mark Engler reviews A Paradise Built in Hell, by Rebecca Solnit.
Jim Hightower debunks all the happy talk about the economy.
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How to Build a New World
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