The Progressive Magazine: September 2012
Volume 76, Number 9
In This Issue
Comment Europeans Fight Back
On the Line
Ruth Conniff reveals the biases of Mitt Romney.
Matthew Rothschild | Do you—do I—say no to Obama?
Peruvians Face Off Against Newmont Mining Bill Weinberg
Protesters have had to battle both the U.S.-based company and their own government.
Libya, One Year Later Reese Erlich
Militias are the power centers, while Washington pushes privatization.
1st Person Singular
Nina Siegal | Living in Holland, I've been surprised by the hostility in the U.S. toward requiring everyone to buy into the health care system. I've experienced it firsthand, and I'm completely satisfied.
Susan Douglas | The new GOP initiative to attract women is stunningly cynical.
Greenwald vs. Goliath Michael Atkinson
The progressive filmmaker takes on the Koch brothers in his new venture.
Amitabh Pal | “It is the women who bring humanity to the table,” says the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Dave Zirin chronicles the fate of a Palestinian soccer player.
Will Durst marvels at the GOP’s care less approach.
Poem Natalie Shapero
Books Matthew Rothschild reviews Pete Seeger: His Life in His Own Words, selected and edited by Rob and Sam Rosenthal.
Jim Hightower replaces the Dow Jones average with the Doug Jones average.
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Stephen C. Webster | Watching Cindy Sheehan and a dwindling protest at the Bush Library.
Wendell Berry | The cheapening of life is surely the dominant theme of our time.
Matthew Rothschild | How local law enforcement and Homeland Security help Wall Street.