The Progressive Magazine: October 2009
Volume 73, Number 10
In This Issue
Comment Obama's Failings
On the Line
Luis J. Rodríguez tells why a recent prison riot was no surprise.
Mama, Dada, and Nano? Steven Higgs
Subparticles in consumer items may be harmful to your kid's health.
How the Bike Man Became the Grim Reaper Erin Middlewood
Representative Earl Blumenauer, a crusader for the environment, suddenly turned into a bogeyman.
No Work in New Orleans Woodlief Thomas
For my immigrant neighbors, jobs are scarce.
The Carbon Footprint of War Bruce E. Johansen
The Pentagon is anything but green.
Joseph Stiglitz Amitabh Pal
"Wall Street banks have used the same tactic that Bush used in the war on terror: fear," says the Nobel-winning economist.
"Cultural Work Is Our Survival" Antonino D'Ambrosio
Performer and activist Gary Farmer strives to preserve Native culture.
Where We Come From Anne Elizabeth Moore
Palestinian conceptual artist Emily Jacir opens conversations.
Poem Marilyn Hacker
Kate Clinton puts together a syllabus on race.
Dave Zirin follows Etan Thomas to Oklahoma.
Leslie Bow pores over a new genre: Asian American adoption.
Jim Hightower offers a ringside seat at the Wall Street circus.
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How to Build a New World
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