The Progressive Magazine: January 2009
Volume 73, Number 9
In This Issue
Comment The Great Recession
Dave Zirin finds precedent for protesting the Mormon Church.
Adolph Reed Jr. shreds Obama's centrist credentials.
How to Push Obama John Nichols
The way to influence him is to speak to America.
Finding Our Collective Voice Ruth Conniff
Is it too early to be in protest mode?
Poking the Racist Beehive Chip Berlet
Obama's election is already provoking a backlash.
Growing Food and Justice Barbara Miner
Meet Will Allen, urban farmer extraordinaire.
Bill McKibben Diane Silver
"In the United States, cheap fossil fuel has eroded communities," says the environmentalist. "We're the first people with no real practical need for each other."
Poem Stephen Ajay
Kate Clinton confirms that the recession is making us all let go.
Sonia Shah reviews More: Population, Nature, and What Women Want, by Robert Engelman.
2008 Index Ina Lukas
Jim Hightower marvels at the multiple handouts to Wall Street.
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