The Progressive Magazine: April 2012
Volume 76, Number 4
In This Issue
Comment We, the People
On the Line
Ruth Conniff pits Russ Feingold against Barack Obama.
Luis J. Rodríguez is hit hard by the Tucson ban.
Censored writers respond to Arizona's banning of Mexican American Studies.
By Antonia Juhasz | BP has spent a lot of money selling the idea that all is back to normal in the Gulf. But that's simply not the case.
Organizing the Tobacco Fields David Bacon
In North Carolina, immigrant workers often get paid less than the minimum wage.
Christopher D. Cook | I'm a mid-career journalist, and I just landed on food stamps
Lisa Mullenneaux | "The biggest industry hoax is that the United States can't move to renewable energy now," says the actor and environmentalist.
Poem Martin Steingesser
Dave Zirin waxes nostalgic for old NCAA rivalries.
Kate Clinton surveys the Gay Old Party.
Brian Gilmore reviews The Last Holiday: A Memoir, by Gil Scott-Heron.
Jim Hightower says the really, really, really rich are different.
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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
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