September 2009

Editor's Note


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Letters

Comment Losing Health Care


On the Line


Ruth Conniff traces the journey of an ex-felon to the White

[[:mag/berry0909.html|Inverting the Economic Order]] Wendell Berry

A properly ordered economy puts nature first and consumption last.

Wall Street's Gall Les Leopold

Investment firms are up to their old tricks again, and nobody seems to be willing to stop them.

Making Refugees in Pakistan Kathy Kelly and Dan Pearson

We met people who fled from the Taliban, Cobras, and drones.

Interview: Rafael Correa Amy Goodman

"What we've undergone in recent decades worldwide has been totally insane, and all of this is a result of capitalism," says the president of Ecuador.

Poem Alicia Ostriker

Dave Zirin says his alma mater, Macalester, has lost its way.

Calexico Crosses Frontiers Elizabeth DiNovella

The band's eclectic music defies categories.

Will Durst tallies all the memos he missed while he was out.

Books Matthew Rothschild reviews Fire and Ink, edited by Frances Payne Adler, Debra Busman, and Diana García; Cry Wolf, by Doug Anderson; This Side of Early, by Naomi Ayala; and The Mind-Body Problem, by Katha Pollitt.

Jim Hightower asks why we're getting stiffed by the banks, again.