The Progressive Magazine: April 2011
Volume 75, Number 4
In This Issue
Comment What's at Stake for Workers
On the Line
Ruth Conniff describes how Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker sparked a prairie fire.
Terry Tempest Williams identifies the moment she became a feminist.
The New Assault on Abortion Rights Jessica Valenti
State by state, Republicans blast away.
My Life on Death Row Wilbert Rideau
I was like a head of cabbage in a garden.
Suspension Trap Anna Louie Sussman
Obama's reform is not kicking in soon enough.
David Sedaris Carl Kozlowski
"If I can have a writing career, anyone can," says the humorist.
China's Underground Historian Brian Awehali.
Poem David Wagoner.
Will Durst draws up a revenue-making strategy for the feds.
Dave Zirin cheers the Packers for their support of labor rights.
Books Amitabh Pal reviews 23 Things They DonвЂ™t Tell You About Capitalism, by Ha-Joon Chang.
Jim Hightower crashes a Koch party.
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