We'll never have another one like him.
She excavated the role of women in history and insisted that this role be recognized—not only in her field, but in society as a whole.
The executive director of the Rainforest Action Network died tragically last week. "If we had more heroes like her, America and the world would be a much better place."
“I don’t want to be remembered as an activist. I want to be remembered as an American Indian patriot.” An interview from The Progressive magazine, September 2001.
When I heard that the great environmentalist Barry Commoner had died on Sunday at 95, I scurried through the back volumes of The Progressive to find an article he wrote more than four decades ago. By Matthew Rothschild
Hobsbawm kept his faith in the progress of humanity -- and in collective action -- till the end.
The progressive movement in America has lost a beautiful voice. Andrea Lewis, radio host at KPFA and a contributing writer for The Progressive magazine and Progressive Media Project, died this weekend of a massive heart attack. She was only 52.
She believed in the power of laughter. She knew it could keep you from getting depressed or burning out. And she knew it could deflate the abusers of power.
The Progressive lost a loyal, longtime subscriber two months ago, and the peace movement and the feminist movement lost a creative voice. Her name was Erena Rae. A graphic designer and artist, Erena Rae used her talents to denounce poverty, the death penalty, and war (and, in her last few years, the Bush Administration), and to promote disarmament, to foster compassion, and to champion feminism.
John Kenneth Galbraith, the embodiment of Democratic liberalism, died on April 29. For more than two decades he served on The Progressive’s Editorial Advisory Board, and we are saddened by his passing, and we will miss his words of piquancy.
He was one of the very few who felt equally at home with America’s power elite and with The Progressive.
My friends, we can’t preserve the Earth while being an empire.
We can’t preserve our democracy while being an empire.