William Greider’s article “The Last Farm Crisis” (November 20, 2000) has won a Harry Chapin Media Award, given by World Hunger Year…. Gregory Palast’s investigation into the purge of thousands of African-American voters from the Florida voter rolls, part of which appeared in the February 5 Nation, will be the subject of a report on the PBS show The Calling, which can be seen in New York City on WNYE-TV on April 26 and in Los Angeles on KLCS-TV on April 24. Other areas, check local listings or www.gregpalast.com.

On the web: Read Barbara Kingsolver’s open letter to George W. Bush on the environment, Alec Dubro’s examination of tainted Bush appointee Otto Reich and John Nichols on the late Joey Ramone, the punk rocker who did not hide his leftist politics (www.thenation.com).