Cover By Anita Kunz
Volume 70, Number 11
Comment The Assault on Democracy
Barbara Ehrenreich surveys the shamers and the shamees.
Howard Zinn discusses the futility of war.
Matthew Rothschild tells of two professors who gotstopped at the border.
On the Line
A Poet Walks the Line Robert Hirschfield
For Naomi Shihab Nye, the events in the Middle East are personal.
Kate Clinton proposes we laugh in the face of frauds.
Poem Mahmoud Darwish
Books Elizabeth DiNovella reviews The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan.
Molly Ivins remembers Ann Richards.