The Progressive Magazine: August 2012
Volume 76, Number 8
In This Issue
Comment Austerity Politics
On the Line
Ruth Conniff wonders why so many working people voted for Scott Walker.
We urgently need to find alternatives to corporate rule.
Aging and redistricting are taking their toll on this embodiment of black politics.
Surveying Happiness Laura Musikanski and John de Graaf
A new measure of social well-being is catching on globally.
Night Watch Darryl Holliday and E. N. Rodriguez
Nuns defy the law to help undocumented immigrants.
1st Person Singular
The NYPD’s File on Me Jordan Flaherty
New York’s finest came all the way to New Orleans to violate my rights
“Things are getting much better” on cable TV, says the progressive talk show host.
Kate Clinton roots for nuns.
Dave Zirin testifies about a landmark NFL lawsuit.
Poem Matthew Murrey
Books Jordan Michael Smith reviews Fire in the Ashes, by Jonathan Kozol.
Jim Hightower says move your money out of the bankers’ vaults.
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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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