September 2011

Editor's Note

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Letters

Comment The Hazards of Muslim-Bashing

On the Line

Columns

Tim DeChristopher's Message

Terry Tempest Williams | When he was taken away in handcuffs, so was any sense of justice in the United States of America.

Ruth Conniff slams the Right’s attack on special ed.

Cover

Feature

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.

1st Person Singular

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

Interview 



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.



Books

Elizabeth DiNovella reviews Bossypants, by Tina Fey, and Girls to the Front, by Sara Marcus.

Jim Hightower examines the sordid practices of Massey Energy.