The Progressive Magazine: June 2012
Volume 76, Number 6
In This Issue
Comment Don’t Bomb Iran
On the Line
What's at Stake in Wisconsin Ruth Conniff and Matthew Rothschild Much more than Scott Walker's future hangs in the balance.
Sending Scott Walker Packing Ruth Conniff
The recall effort and growing scandals hang heavy over the Wisconsin governor's head.
The Mother of Midwifery Eleanor J. Bader
Ina May Gaskin has delivered more than 1,200 babies and revolutionized the field.
Syrian Refugees Sound Off David Enders
Escaping the conflict isn't easy, and then the tug of home hits hard.
Victory in the Pipeline Jason Mark
Lessons from the battle against Keystone XL.
1st Person Singular
Adrienne Rich Taught Me to Drive Kenny Fries
Her poems about dealing with physical pain served as an inspiration.
Poem Chana Bloch
Cecile Richards Ruth Conniff
"Millions of women are counting on us for care. And if we're gone, there's no one else there," says the head of Planned Parenthood.
Kate Clinton goes to The Hunger Games.
Dave Zirin defends Ozzie Guillen.
Books Matthew Rothschild reviews Drift, by Rachel Maddow.
Jim Hightower rallies around the Post Office.
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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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