The Progressive Magazine: June 2006
Volume 70, Number 6
In This Issue
Comment A Gouging Market
Edwidge Danticat be holds immigrants coming out from the shadows.
Ruth Conniff questions Dems about censure.
Roadblocks to Asylum by Tram Nguyen "If I go back, it will be my death," says Hortense, who fled the Congo but now awaits her fate.
The Dope Dealer Who Got 55 Years by Sasha Abramsky Even the judge called his sentence cruel, unusual, and irrational.
Squelching Freedom in Iraqi Kurdistan by David Enders Bush calls the region a success, but local security forces are cracking down on dissent.
Dar Williams by Matthew Rothschild The folk singer says she "looks at the flags and the symbols and the jingoisms of our personal fiefdoms."
Poem by Frederick Foote
Molly Ivins sees a fence that won't work.
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