The Progressive Magazine: August 2013
Volume 77, Number 8
In This Issue
Comment A State of Surveillance
On the Line
Bill Fletcher plans a Walmart D-Day.
Ruth Conniff exposes the GOP game plan on education.
Wisconsin’s Voucher Vultures Rebecca Kemble
How three former speakers of the state assembly now prey on public schools.
ALEC’s Schoolhouse Rock Brendan Fischer
Here’s where the privatizers go to get their “model” legislation.
Alexandra Politaki | You can see the crisis up close at any soup kitchen.
Meet A. R. Rahman, Musical Messenger Amitabh Pal
The Slumdog Millionaire composer aims to bring the world together.
Rebecca Solnit Leath Tonino
“Hope is largely about how you tell the story,” says the writer and activist.
Dave Zirin salues an Iraq War protester.
Will Durst is a letter writer for the NSA.
Poem Donald Smyth
Books: Mike Ervin reviews Good Kings Bad Kings, by Susan Nussbaum.
Jim Hightower goes back to high school.
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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.