August 2009 Volume 33, Issue 08

Culture
The Poop on Population
Disposable diapers harm the environment, so here’s a modest proposal.
Lisa Manterfield
Culture
Outtakes of Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa begs for cinematic calls to action; this year's Human Rights Watch film festival delivered.
Brandon Harris
Viewpoint
The GOP’s Democracy Double Standard
James Thindwa
Dispatch
Your Crap, Our Compost
Squat and the earth shall grow .
Sisi Tang
Culture
Why David Sometimes Wins
Barack Obama is indebted to Cesar Chavez's trailblazing community organizing strategies.
Ethan Porter
Culture
Queer Prehistory
The gay-rights movement did not begin with the Stonewall riots in 1969.
Doug Ireland
Dispatch
Granny Get Your Gun
Is America on the verge of a geriatric crime wave?
Nathan Comp
Viewpoint
Zicam: Homeopathy Fails the Sniff Test
Terry J. Allen
Dispatch
Sewer Socialism Down the Drain?
Activists in Milwaukee fight to keep their city's water system in public hands.
Roger Bybee
Viewpoint
Block ’Em, Sock ’Em
Joel Bleifuss
Dispatch
Budgets by the People
Participatory democracy, Brazil-style, is running into problems.
Michael Fox

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