The Progressive Magazine: August 2008
Volume 71, Number 8
In This Issue
Comment Cheney's Fingerprints
Barbara Ehrenreich weighs the bloated overclass.
Matthew Rothschild talks to a poet deemed unworthy.
Bush Reneges on Housing Pledge by Susan Sturgis
To look at what happened to the homesteading initiative is to see writ small the larger dysfunctions that have stymied efforts to rebuild.
Gambling with Biloxi Tim Shorrock
Casinos come first, while residents are left to fight for their homes and neighborhoods.
Rats' Alley Brian Gilmore
On a visit to New Orleans, you're never ready to see a neighborhood that is dead and gone.
Elizabeth Edwardsby Ruth Conniff
"What makes the other candidates get up in the morning and want to do this?" The wife of John Edwards asks if they have a vision beyond themselves.
Poem by Rachel Hadas
Will Durst calls Cheney a shark with glasses.
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- Civil Liberties
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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.
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