November 2010

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Letters

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Columns

Terry Tempest Williams remembers Stewart Udall, an elegant American.

Eduardo Galeano examines scapegoats and other inventions.

Luis J. Rodríguez wonders how much social unrest it will take for the LAPD to reform.

Cover

Homeowners out in the Cold Tram Nguyen
How the foreclosure crisis has made a nightmare out of the American dream.

Features

Not Just Jell-O Anymore Marc Eisen
A hospital in Wisconsin leads the way in serving healthy, local food.

Burma's Sham Elections Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams
Reject the results, and arrest the junta.

Culture

Palestinian Mic Check Reese Erlich
Hip hop comes to the Occupied Territories.

Interview

W. S. Merwin Ed Rampell
"I write for everybody; for everybody who uses the language and who's interested," says America's new poet laureate.

Poem Lauren Schmidt

Kate Clinton worries about the outsourcing of humor.

Dave Zirin has a tiny bit of sympathy for Reggie Bush.

Books

Amitabh Pal reviews Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War, by Andrew J. Bacevich.

Jim Hightower discovers one minority the GOP likes.