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Letters

Comment Obama Defends Bush's Policies

On the Line

Cover

In Honduras the Walls Are Talking Roberto Sosa

After the coup, we are living in a state of siege.

Column

Ruth Conniff talks with Wendell Potter, a traitor to the health insurance industry.

Features

My Post-Mastectomy Dilemma S. L. Wisenberg

Two years after my surgery, I'm still struggling with my choices.

[[:erlich1109.html|On the Poppy Trail]] Reese Erlich

It's not the Taliban that controls the opium trade.

Budget Cuts Hit Home Mike Ervin

If you're disabled like me, the specter of losing aid is haunting.

Healing in the Congo Justin Podur

Dr. Denis Mukwege treats survivors of rape.

Interview


[[:intv1109.html|Arianna Huffington]] Matt Pascarella

"We are actually in the middle of a golden age for news consumers," says the media maven and political commentator.

Culture

Bacigalupi's World Laura Paskus

The sci-fi writer's vision is suffused with social concerns.

Where We Come From Anne Elizabeth Moore

Palestinian conceptual artist Emily Jacir opens conversations.

Poem Mario Susko

Will Durst wonders if we are in the Age of Stupid.

Dave Zirin says gender testing is plain wrong.

Books


Mark Engler reviews A Paradise Built in Hell, by Rebecca Solnit.

Jim Hightower debunks all the happy talk about the economy.