When Californians need more water, they take it from their neighbors. Image credit: Robert Goldstrom
Comment America's Chernobyl
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Terry Tempest Williams ponders lessons from a book on King's assassination.
Luis J. Rodríguez defends ethnic studies.
Ruth Conniff urges the prosecution of corporate criminals.
Boycott Backlash Tim Vanderpool
Arizona Representative Raúl Grijalva defies death threats.
Features Is Free Trade a Gold Mine? Kari Lydersen and Jason Wallach
A mining company sues El Salvador under CAFTA.
Interview James Cromwell Ed Rampell "I'm not a liberal; I'm a radical progressive," says the star of Babe and the actor who played George H. W. Bush in W.
Culture Cambodia's Freedom Artist Anne Elizabeth Moore Leang Seckon renders the terrifying beautiful.
Poem Vartan Gubbins
Kate Clinton coaches Elena Kagan.
Dave Zirin urges Bud Selig to move next year's All-Star Game.
Books Matthew Rothschild reviews Where I Live: New and Selected Poems, 1990-2010, by Maxine Kumin; Names, by Marilyn Hacker; and Hovering at a Low Altitude: The Collected Poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch, translated and edited by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld.
Jim Hightower hands out awards for worst corporate behavior.