The Progressive Magazine: August 2011
Volume 75, Number 8
In This Issue
Comment | Ours is a war and a Wall Street economy. Everything else is immaterial.
On the Line
savors cherries and celebrates simple pleasures.
Ruth Conniff | Scott Walker has even deregulated raw sewage.
Kevin Alexander Gray | Blacks still seem to have Obama’s back, but does he have theirs?
Is African American enthusiasm for the President being reciprocated?
Atomkraft? Nein Danke! Paul Hockenos
Germany’s anti-nuclear success offers lessons for the U.S.
1st Person Singular
Was My Father Evil? Diane Silver
After all this time, I believe I finally know the answer.
Spain’s Young People Turn Indignant María Carrión
They are seeking nothing less than a profound social transformation.
David Barsamian | "When you have a liberal class that no longer functions, then you cede power to very frightening, deformed figures."
Poem Martin Steingesser.
Will Durst urges Obama to give someone the heave-ho.
Dave Zirin roots for LeBron James.
Books Matthew Rothschild reviews The Trouble Ball, by Martín Espada; Tonight No Poetry Will Serve, by Adrienne Rich; and Inside the Money Machine, by Minnie Bruce Pratt.
Jim Hightower busts a network of corporate wonk shops.
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Spying on Occupy Activists
Matthew Rothschild | How local law enforcement and Homeland Security help Wall Street.
The Commerce of Violence
Wendell Berry | The cheapening of life is surely the dominant theme of our time, from Guantánamo to the Boston Marathon.
Jason Collins, Meet Brittney Griner
Dave Zirin | Dave Zirin says Jason Collins and Brittney Griner can teach the guys in the huddle a lot.
Preserving Our Home on Earth
We’ve released our second eBook from a new “Hidden History“ e-book series: monthly installments of riveting selections from our archives.
"Since we only have one planet to call our own, it might be worth reading this book." —Bill McKibben
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