Katha Pollitt's letter from Berlin, Calvin Trillin on Hamid Karzai, a poem by Craig Morgan Teicher
David Cole on Dawn Johnsen, Greg Kaufmann on Stephen Friedman's windfall profits and Clarissa A. León on Islam Siddiqui, "pesticide pusher"
The current climate change legislation threatens to do more harm than good.
After 9/11, it's less controversial to kill a suspect in cold blood than to hold him in preventive detention.
Redeeming our faltering ally.
Germany has problems--but on healthcare and gun control, it's way ahead of the States.
Environmentalists chalk up wins on the ground, putting coal companies on the defensive.
The US military's plans would devastate Guam's environment. Its citizens are fighting back.
To Western consumers, carbon offsets sound good on paper—but the devil is in the details.
As Washington dithers, sites slated for cleanup long ago continue to threaten human health.
Juan Carlos Onetti immerses himself in reality just long enough to fashion an escape. This is his peculiar gift.
Miroslav Tichy's haphazard, eccentric photographs are disciplined, even rigorous--and indifferent to the claims of their female subjects.