The Progressive Magazine: December 2006
Volume 70, Number 12
In This Issue
Comment The Reign of Secrecy
Barbara Ehrenreich Barbara Ehrenreich hears a cry for help.
Luis J. Rodríguez dentifies a better way to deal with gangs.
Matthew Rothschild profiles two people who were hassled for wearing a T-shirt with Arabic on it.
"Leave Us Alone," Iranian Reformers Say by Muhammad Sahimi.
A Conservative for Impeachment by Brian Gilmore Wallace Shawn by Elizabeth DiNovella "It is astounding that America does work in the same way that an open dictatorship works, in that a handful of people really seem to be able to dominate an entire country," says the playwright and actor.
Poem by Spoon Jackson
As chosen by Kate Clinton, Ruth Conniff, Anne-Marie Cusac, Elizabeth DiNovella, Susan J. Douglas, Barbara Ehrenreich, Andrea Lewis, John Nichols, Amitabh Pal, Luis J. Rodríguez, and Matthew Rothschild..
Molly Ivins catches the Bushies playing with numbers.
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