The Progressive Magazine: July 2009
Volume 73, Number 7
In This Issue
Comment A Bankrupt Move
Eduardo Galeano wonders why justice is blind in one eye.
Dave Zirin tackles the great Jim Brown.
Matthew Rothschild tracks the FBI infiltration of an Iowa City protest group.
On the Line
A Just Cause ≠ A Just War Howard Zinn
Off on Vacation Elizabeth DiNovella
Gandhi's Grandson Amitabh Pal
The scion of the global icon carries on the family tradition.
A Literary Bust in Jerusalem Matthew Rothschild
Israeli security forces disrupt a Palestinian book festival.
Don’t Ask Permission Representative Keith Ellison
Our Progressive Vision Representative Dennis Kucinich
We've Got the Power Dolores Huerta
Representative Marcy Kaptur Ruth Conniff
"The people who helped elect President Obama have to help him even more now," says the senior-most woman in Congress. "Because he's in with a lot of barracudas."
Poem Frederick Foote
Will Durst says Dick Cheney and torture are redundant.
Books Richard Greenwald reviews The Woman Behind the New Deal, by Kirstin Downey.
Jim Hightower traces the roots of genuine populism.
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