Magazine, In These Times: Can Blogs Revolutionize Progressive Politics
"In These Times" is a magazine dedicated to exploring the social justice, political issues, and current events that the United States faces these days. Published in Chicago, the magazine's articles are written by staff, that explore issues facing all U.S. citizens. Kurt Vonnegut and Barbara Ehreinreich are contributing editors.
Articles in this issue include: "Walking to Guantanamo", "Can Blogs Revolutionize Progressive Politics", "In Search of Solidarity", "When Red Goes Green", "Paradigm Shift", "In Person with Heather Rogers", "Witness for the Prosecution", "Appall-o-meter", "House call", "The Third Coast", "Back Talk", "The First Stone", "Radicals without Borders"
<p>Arts, education and activism in Chicago. This issue focuses on "solidarities" and the ways communities work together, both internally and with other communities.</p><p>Contributors continued: Josh MacPhee, Joel Waneck, John Brady, Jacques-Jean M. Tiziou, Dakota Brown.</p><p>Keywords continued: "New" Students for a Democratic Society Conference, University of Chicago, Keith Jackson, School Without Walls, Southwest Youth Collaboration, Access Living, Chicago Freedom Summer 2006, The Kenwood-Okaland Community Organization, Mteropolitan Area Group Igniting Civilization, Community Justice for Youth Institute, Jonathan Peck, Chicago Freedom Movement, second-generation incarceration, Girls Best Friend Foundation, civil rights, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, Mariame Kaba, Steans Family Foundations, Young Woman's Action Team, Rogers Park, Jobi Peterson, Blocks Togethers, Chicago Girls' Coalition, Alternatives, Inc., Women and Girls Collective Action Network, Housing Action Illinois, Afterschool Matters, Amate Housing, Uhlich Children's Advantage Network, The African Presence in Mexico, race, racism, direct action, street theatre, sexuality, gender, National Women's Caucus Action, Cook County Hospital, lesbian, gay, queer, identity, American Medical Association, police brutality, Michael Piazza, doulas, Pilsen Open Studios, Woodlawn, University of Chicago, Kimbark Tenants Association, New Communities Program, Rainbow Coalition, Puerto Rican Young Lords, Young Patriots Organization, Black Panthers, Bobby Lee, Cuentos Foundation, environmentalism, South Austin Community Coaliition Council, Northwest Austin Council, Chicago Recylcing Coalition, Center for Neighborhood Technology, Center for Urban Transformation, urban agriculture, Stearns Quarry, Northwest Incinerator, Federation of Michoacán Clubs of Illinois, Chicago Artists Month, Tom Hansen, IWW, Marxism, International Workers of the World, National Independent Contractors Association, Wobblies, <br /></p>
A short-lived free magazine on a variety of topics, priding itself on being “the most brazen magazine in Chicago.” Features on: Car horns, Bible of the Devil, cheap living, Chicago’s love affair with skyscrapers and Donald Trump, a primer on Wal-Mart, Terry Schiavo and rights to control your own body, Ipecac Records and Chocolate Industries, the male orgasm, the logging industry, Garbage Pail Kids, television crime dramas
Not a great copy; entire magazine still available online.