The Progressive Magazine: February 2012
Volume 76, Number 2
In This Issue
Comment Ripping Up the Magna Carta
On the Line
Terry Tempest Williams celebrates the filmmaker as activist.
Eduardo Galeano remembers the first free country in the
Edwidge Danticat marks the second anniversary of Haiti's deadly earthquake.
1st Person Singular
Lawrence Egbert attends to patients facing their exit.
A Taste of Freedom Breanna Lembitz
I spent seven weeks in Zuccotti Park, and here is what I got.
Inside the Occupy Movement Arun Gupta and Michelle Fawcett
We visited nearly thirty occupations in twenty states in two months.
Occupy Comes to Appalachia Barbara Kingsolver
When I found Occupy Johnson City, Tennessee, I saw some American flags and a sign that said, "God Hates Banks."
Arundhati Roy Arun Gupta and Michelle Fawcett
"I cannot deny myself the surprise and delight" at Occupy Wall Street, which is "introducing a new political language into the United States," says the author and activist.
Poem John Kaufman
Dave Zirin calls out the moral posturing in Happy Valley.
41 Kate Clinton wants to live in Hillary Clinton's world.
Books Ruth Conniff reviews Olivia Says Good Night, by Gabe Pulliam and Farrah McDoogle, and Olivia Goes to Venice, by Ian Falconer.
Jim Hightower eyes Newt's talent for peddling influence.
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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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