The Progressive Magazine: February 2011
Volume 75, Number 2
In This Issue
Comment Obama Grabs Repressive Tools
On the Line
Terry Tempest Williams returns to the sea.
Luis J. Rodríguez weighs “the Latino vote.”
The Rule of the Rich
Bill Moyers | Plutocracy and democracy don’t mix.
Grading Obama's Education Policy Michael W. Apple
In spite of improvements, Obama's approach still clings to a flawed model.
Everything You Shouldn't Need to Know in Kindergarten Kelly McMahon
My kindergartners are being overwhelmed with tests.
To Negotiate or Not? Belquis Ahmadi
Afghan women wrestle with the Taliban.
Fighting Fire with Water Colman McCarthy
Pacifism does not equal passivity.
An Interview with Matt Taibbi
Carl Kozlowski | “On Wall Street, you either lose or join in the criminality,” says the Rolling Stone reporter.
Poem Martín Espada
Kate Clinton discovers that aging leads to happiness.
Solidarity with Athletes
Dave Zirin says a victory for the players’ union would be a victory for all.
Books Ruth Conniff reviews The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot.
Jim Hightower diagnoses a new Vietnam Syndrome.
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Rick Bass | Why I’m left with no choice but to put my body on the line.
When Government Was Neighborly
Wendell Berry | Saluting a New Deal program that helped Kentucky farmers.
The Bravest Woman I Know
Kathy Kelly | How an eighty-two-year-old librarian braved Baghdad.
How to Build a New World
Naomi Klein | Why I was wrong in The Shock Doctrine—and what we must do now.