The Progressive Magazine: April 2012
Volume 76, Number 4
In This Issue
Comment We, the People
On the Line
Ruth Conniff pits Russ Feingold against Barack Obama.
Luis J. Rodríguez is hit hard by the Tucson ban.
Censored writers respond to Arizona's banning of Mexican American Studies.
By Antonia Juhasz | BP has spent a lot of money selling the idea that all is back to normal in the Gulf. But that's simply not the case.
Organizing the Tobacco Fields David Bacon
In North Carolina, immigrant workers often get paid less than the minimum wage.
Christopher D. Cook | I'm a mid-career journalist, and I just landed on food stamps
Lisa Mullenneaux | "The biggest industry hoax is that the United States can't move to renewable energy now," says the actor and environmentalist.
Poem Martin Steingesser
Dave Zirin waxes nostalgic for old NCAA rivalries.
Kate Clinton surveys the Gay Old Party.
Brian Gilmore reviews The Last Holiday: A Memoir, by Gil Scott-Heron.
Jim Hightower says the really, really, really rich are different.
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Peter Dreier | "I'm angry at what's happening to our country and angry with myself that I can't do more," says the TV legend.
A Dozen Gunshots
Terry Tempest Williams | Terry Tempest Williams wakes up to gunshots in the night.
Not Ready for Hillary
Abby Scher | Young feminists are reluctant to climb aboard the Clinton bandwagon.