The Progressive Magazine: May 2012
Volume 76, Number 5
In This Issue
Comment The GOP’s War on Women
On the Line
Terry Tempest Williams debunks Rick Santorum’s notion that the Earth is ours to exploit.
On the Trail with Elizabeth Warren Abby Scher
“The banks broke this economy one lousy mortgage at time,” says the populist Senate candidate.
By Marc Eisen | A profile of John Kinsman, the founder of Family Farm Defenders.
Flunking the Army’s Spirituality Test Annie Laurie Gaylor
If you’re a nonbeliever, you’re treated like an unfit soldier.
1st Person Singular
My Homeland Security Journey Meher Ahmad
As a Pakistani American, I always get stopped at the airport.
By Elizabeth DiNovella | “The media was supposed to be the watchdog for the regular folks, and now comedians have to be the watchdog of the media,” says the creator of The Daily Show.
Poem Edwidge Danticat
Dave Zirin inspects the NFL’s bounty scandal.
Kate Clinton surveys the Gay Old Party.
Will Durst says Mitt Romney is the anti-Sherlock Holmes.
Amitabh Pal reviews Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo, and The Beautiful and the Damned, by Siddhartha Deb.
Jim Hightower accuses the Obamacans of overkill.
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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.