David Kupfer

David Kupfer is a Northern California writer whose work has appeared in The Sun, Bay Nature, Earth Island Journal, and Whole Earth. He has written for The Progressive since 1993.

Physician, folk artist, musical storyteller, and activist Rupa K. Marya shares her ideas on how to rethink illness and what she learned at the Standing Rock health clinic. more

Dec 5, 2016 4:05 PM Magazine 1 Comments

Labor leader, civil rights activist, feminist, and living legend. more

Aug 20, 2016 3:45 PM Magazine

“I’m up here for those kids that I helped kill.” more

Apr 7, 2016 7:29 PM Dispatches

"I have never met a single person behind bars who said, 'Well, I want to get out of here, but I sure hope the Republicans don’t help.'” more

Feb 3, 2016 5:08 PM Magazine

"I'm a man who has been a political activist, who has a political consciousness, and who can write poetry." more

Dec 11, 2015 4:12 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

The sun was setting on a late October afternoon when I met with author Terry Tempest Williams in a hotel conference room built over a saltwater marsh near San Pablo Bay in San Rafael, California. She was in my hometown that day to deliver a... more

Feb 1, 2005 12:00 AM Magazine

Martin Sheen is a pacifist, a social and political activist who has not shied away from putting his body on the front lines, and a devout Roman Catholic. After rediscovering his faith twenty years ago, he began his activist work in earnest.... more

Jul 1, 2003 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments