Undernews is the online report of the Progressive Review, edited by Sam Smith, who covered Washington during all or part of one quarter of America's presidencies and edited alternative journals since 1964. The Review, which has been on the web since 1995, is now published from Freeport, Maine. See main page for full contents

September 18, 2009


A web site called Ads Global didn't like our suggestion for a boycott of Whole Foods over the hostile position towards public health care taken by its CEO. A choice clip: "Having an honest opposing viewpoint is not unAmerican and is not a reason to boycott an American company. It is however a reason to boycott an online political bag of unAmerican activity like the Progressive Review. . . just don't go there."

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says he would like to meet with "dissidents" when he visits the U.S. next week.

Ten reasons BMI is a lousy way to compute weight

Folding rental electric bikes for bus stops


Anonymous pj said...

oh good lord. the progressive review unamerican? that's the best laugh i'll have this month, i'm sure of it. this place practically defines what IS right with america.

and that's coming from somebody who frequently vehemently disagrees with Sam's position on some very big issues.

September 19, 2009 7:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You going to meet with Medvedev, Sam? Here's your chance.

September 19, 2009 10:33 AM  

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