The Progressive Magazine: June 2013
Volume 77, Number 6
In This Issue
Comment No Excuse on Guantánamo
On the Line
Ruth Conniff gets sage advice from a former police chief after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Peace Bites the Dust in Crawford
Stephen C. Webster | Watching Cindy Sheehan and a dwindling protest at the Bush Library.
Wendell Berry | The cheapening of life is surely the dominant theme of our time.
Matthew Rothschild | How local law enforcement and Homeland Security help Wall Street.
Bill Fletcher Jr. cheers black students who link arms with trade unionists.
Deporting Citizens Tim Vanderpool
The immigration service is snaring hundreds of bona fide American citizens in its net.
1st Person Singular
Alvaro Huerta | How the system beat him, and how he responded.
Adam McKay David Sirota
“Everyone knows that our media has become a joke,” says the creator of Anchorman and The Campaign.
Poem Martin Steingesser
Michael Apted Ed Rampell
“Sometimes being an outsider can be valuable,” says the British filmmaker, who just finished 56 Up.
Dave Zirin says Jason Collins and Brittney Griner can teach the guys in the huddle a lot.
Will Durst goes down the comeback trail.
Books Arun Gupta reviews Dirty Wars, by Jeremy Scahill, and Kill Anything That Moves, by Nick Turse.
Jim Hightower gags on the ag-gag laws.
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Rick Bass | Why I’m left with no choice but to put my body on the line.
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.