The Progressive Magazine: April 2013
Volume 77, Number 4
In This Issue
Comment Jack Lew’s Austerity Bomb
Holding Obama's Feet to the Fire Jason Mark
Green activists press the President to live up to his rhetoric.
Hope for Home-Care Workers Hank Kalet
The largely female and minority workforce looks to unions and the Obama Administration for a leg up.
Josh Healey | America's cheap yellow corn swamps Mexico's multicolored crop.
Inside the NRA's Secret Council Frank Smyth
Did you know that a top NRA official lives just a few miles from Newtown?
Down the Hole Julie Dermansky
How a failed salt mine cleared out a Louisiana town.
Scot Ross | Student Debt Sucker Punch
Art for Wisconsin Guy Billout
David Suzuki David Barsamian
"I find as my testosterone levels drop, geez, I get smarter and smarter," says one of Canada's environmental elders.
Dave Zirin boos the purchase of stadium naming rights by a private prison company.
Will Durst chronicles the Republican civil war.
Poem Carol Steele
Books Ian Murphy reviews Bill O'Reilly's spin on the Kennedy and Lincoln assassinations.
Jim Hightower says $9 an hour won't cut it.
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