The Progressive Magazine: September 2013
Volume 77, Number 9
In This Issue
Comment Will Obama Deliver?
On the Line
Ruth Conniff warns that the right wants to turn us into a nation of Detroits.
Joyce Horman | I lost my husband in Chile, and I've been searching for a modicum of justice ever since.
Trouble in the Nail Salon Lisa Mullenneaux
Do you know what your manicurist gets paid?
Wendell Berry | Why we must be prepared to become poorer.
Chinese Dissident: “Don’t Be Fooled” Nathalie Handal
Wu’er Kaixi has been battling the regime ever since Tiananmen Square.
The Daring Exploits of the One and Only Zimmerman
A Trial in Black and White Kevin Alexander Gray
How the Trayvon Martin murder case returned us to the days of Jim Crow.
Ed Rampell | "Cinema has changed the world," says the legendary political filmmaker.
Poem Susan Eisenberg
Dave Zirin discusses the gagging of black rage.
Jake Whitney | This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America’s Gilded Capital, By Mark Leibovich.
Jim Hightower says it’s just another Moral Monday.
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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.