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Letters

Comment We, the People

On the Line

Columns

Ruth Conniff pits Russ Feingold against Barack Obama.

Luis J. Rodríguez is hit hard by the Tucson ban.
Censored writers respond to Arizona's banning of Mexican American Studies.

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Feature
Organizing the Tobacco Fields David Bacon
In North Carolina, immigrant workers often get paid less than the minimum wage.

Culture

Poem Martin Steingesser


Dave Zirin waxes nostalgic for old NCAA rivalries.

Kate Clinton surveys the Gay Old Party.

Books
Brian Gilmore reviews The Last Holiday: A Memoir, by Gil Scott-Heron.

Jim Hightower says the really, really, really rich are different.