When Californians need more water, they take it from their neighbors. Image credit: Robert Goldstrom
| Ours is a war and a Wall Street economy. Everything else is immaterial.
On the Line
savors cherries and celebrates simple pleasures.
Ruth Conniff | Scott Walker has even deregulated raw sewage.
| Blacks still seem to have Obama’s back, but does he have theirs?
Is African American enthusiasm for the President being reciprocated?
Atomkraft? Nein Danke! Paul Hockenos
Germany’s anti-nuclear success offers lessons for the U.S.
1st Person Singular
Was My Father Evil? Diane Silver
After all this time, I believe I finally know the answer.
Spain’s Young People Turn Indignant María Carrión
They are seeking nothing less than a profound social transformation.
"When you have a liberal class that no longer functions, then you cede power to very frightening, deformed figures."
Poem Martin Steingesser.
Will Durst urges Obama to give someone the heave-ho.
Dave Zirin roots for LeBron James.
Books Matthew Rothschild reviews The Trouble Ball, by Martín Espada; Tonight No Poetry Will Serve, by Adrienne Rich; and Inside the Money Machine, by Minnie Bruce Pratt.
Jim Hightower busts a network of corporate wonk shops.