The Progressive Magazine: October 2010
Volume 74, Number 10
In This Issue
Comment Rampant Xenophobia
On the Line
Terry Tempest Williams finds similarities between the BP oil spill and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Race for Obama's Senate Seat Kari Lydersen
The nasty Illinois contest pits a centrist Democrat against a Republican dissembler and a Green from the projects.
Surprising Angle in Nevada Abby Scher
Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley distance themselves from their heritage to gain acceptance.
Feingold Fights for His LifeRuth Conniff
The independent Democrat faces a tough challenge from a millionaire plastics manufacturer.
Rosanne Cash Antonino D'Ambrosiol
""Sarah Palin is a great example of someone that just stirs the pot for the sake of attention."
Poem Martín Espada
Will Durst says gay marriage is on the side of good.
Dave Zirin x-rays the NFL's concussion problem
Matthew Rothschild reviews The Promise: President Obama,Year One, by Jonathan Alter.
Jim Hightower plows up some Republican astroturf.
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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
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