When Californians need more water, they take it from their neighbors. Image credit: Robert Goldstrom
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When he was taken away in handcuffs, so was any sense of justice in the United States of America.
slams the Right’s attack on special ed.
| “Jim Crow, move over, the Wisconsin Republicans have taken your place,” says a Democratic state senator.
In the Shadow of San Diego Kari Lydersen
An immigrant neighborhood fights against environmental pollution.
Caution: Women at Work Susan Eisenberg
I stopped feeling safe on jobsites after a death threat for my activism.
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Transgender at the Reunion Jacqueline White
Everyone looked at me as the presumed alumna of the women’s college, not my husband.
Poem Dennis Trudell
| “There was undoubtedly a great deal of criminality at high levels in the financial sector,” says the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
Sculpting Strength Eleanor J. Bader
Artist Linda Stein wants to construct a new kind of female hero.
Kate Clinton wonders how men get away with playing victims.
Dave Zirin remembers John Mackey.
Elizabeth DiNovella reviews Bossypants, by Tina Fey, and Girls to the Front, by Sara Marcus.
Jim Hightower examines the sordid practices of Massey Energy.