The Progressive Magazine: July 2012
Volume 76, Number 7
In This Issue
Comment Twelve More Years in Afghanistan
On the Line
Ruth Conniff celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of The Other America.
The 9 Most Loathsome Lobbyists Ian Murphy
This bunch is vile even by Washington's low standards.
Arizona Insurgent Kari Lydersen
Navajo progressive Wenona Benally Baldenegro is running a spirited campaign for Congress.
Costas Lapavitsas | Suddenly there’s a crack in the stifling order of Europe.
Sage of Somalia Moustafa Bayoumi
Nuruddin Farah aims to keep his country alive through his writing.
Poem José Hernández Díaz
1st Person Singular
A Letter to June Jordan Alice Walker
Missing a friend and a powerful voice that was stilled ten years ago.
Elizabeth DiNovella | “The right was able to recast itself as a populist movement,” says the author and cultural critic.“This is the secret to conservatism’s success.”
Will Durst rates the potential GOP VP picks.
Dave Zirin judges a new Olympic event.
Books Tom Hayden reviews The Passage of Power, by Robert Caro.
Jim Hightower doesn't want to eat Agent Orange Corn.
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When Government Was Neighborly
Wendell Berry | Saluting a New Deal program that helped Kentucky farmers.
The Bravest Woman I Know
Kathy Kelly | How an eighty-two-year-old librarian braved Baghdad.
How to Build a New World
Naomi Klein | Why I was wrong in The Shock Doctrine—and what we must do now.