The Progressive Magazine: January 2008
Volume 72, Number 1
In This Issue
Comment Dishonest Broker
Barbara Ehrenreich finds child slaves at the Gap.
The Devil's Fruit by Diane Solomon
The strawberries that you get at the supermarket come at a cost to pickers.
Alaska's Pipe Dream by Krestia DeGeorge
Offshore oil and gas exploration threatens the Native way of life in the Arctic.
Discharging Beneﬁts by Aaron Glantz
Some soldiers with PTSD would rather be dishonorably discharged and lose benefits than be forced back to Iraq.
Rudy Doesn't Do Retail by Ruth Conniff
At an Iowa town meeting, Giuliani sounds phony and forced.
Paul Haggis Vince Beiser
"You don't do pictures because the audience is ready for them," says the multiple Oscar-winning director and screenwriter of Crashand In the Valley of Elah. "You do them because there's something gnawing at you, something inside."
Poem by Chard deNiord
Steve Early reviews The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi, by Les Leopold
Kate Clinton compares Bush to Belichick.
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