February 2012 Volume 36, Issue 02
U.S. Military Toxins: The Gift That Keeps on Killing Terry J. Allen
It’s the Stupid Republicans, Stupid Susan J. Douglas
It’s More Than a War of Words Joel Bleifuss
Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Rebecca Burns
Illinois’ Injustice System Joel Handley
The Austerians Attack! James Crotty
The Silence of the Technocrats Thomas Frank
The Anti-Lady Laws of 2012 Jude Ellison Sady Doyle
Who Wants to Vote Them Off the Island? David Moberg
A Puritan’s Dilemma Theo Anderson
When Less is More Political Engagement Jane Miller
Required Viewing: 2011’s Top Political Films Michael Atkinson
Christopher Hitchens: A D.C. Requiem Chris Lehmann
ALEC’s Arizona Escort Service Beau Hodai
In Palestine, to Exist Is to Resist Melinda Tuhus
Thunderstruck in Honduras Jeremy Kryt
Egypt’s Revolution Is Not Over James North
People vs. Putin Power Fred Weir
Will Arizona Hold ALEC Accountable? Beau Hodai
A Puritan’s Dilemma
Religion, politics and the agony of David Foster Wallace.
When Less is More Political Engagement
The only good thing about our new age of austerity is how it inspires a new wave of activists.
U.S. Military Toxins: The Gift That Keeps on Killing
A tragic history of pollution continues in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Terry J. Allen
In Palestine, to Exist Is to Resist
Behind the headlines, Palestinians are using nonviolent direct action to protest the status quo.
Required Viewing: 2011’s Top Political Films
From The Black Power Mixtape to Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss, here's what you need to watch now.
It’s the Stupid Republicans, Stupid
Progressives shouldn't be shy about mobilizing voters around singe-issue passions.
Susan J. Douglas
Christopher Hitchens: A D.C. Requiem
The fawning homages triggered by the prolific polemicist's death missed the true tragedy of his later career.
It’s More Than a War of Words
If Democrats can't inspire progressives to vote this year, Barack Obama will be a one-term president.
Thunderstruck in Honduras
'Operation Lightning' allows the country's soldiers to play sheriff, but violence continues in Latin America's 'butcher shop.'
Egypt’s Revolution Is Not Over
Hosni Mubarak resigned as president last February, but the violent struggle for democracy continues.
People vs. Putin Power
The Russian Spring begins in winter.
Will Arizona Hold ALEC Accountable?
Proposed legislation would treat corporate-backed American Legislative Exchange Council like what its critics say it is: a lobbyist organization.
ALEC’s Arizona Escort Service
Our intrepid reporter learns he is not welcome at an annual summit for business-friendly lawmakers.