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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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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