Table of Contents: September-October 2007

By Staff
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In This Issue

September — October 2007

FEATURE: Past Imperfect

History LessonsWhat we’re taught and what’s ignored
by Keith Goetzman

Can We Handle the Truth?America’s selective memory and massacres long since forgotten
by Howard Zinn, from the book A Power Governments Cannot Suppress

Forgetting HitlerA growing number of young German Muslims lash out against Holocaust studies
by Stacy Perman, from Guilt & Pleasure

In the TrenchesA powerful war poem teaches history and humility
by Patrick Hicks, from Florida Review


The New EldersEric Utne and career coach Richard Leider on mentoring, wisdom, and why boomers can still save the world
interview by David Schimke

You Say You Want a Revolution?A boomer on her generation’s legacy and lessons learned
by K.C. Compton

Tangled Up in MeHey boomers: Get over yourselves. Then maybe we’ll pay attention
by Joseph Hart

Stars of Africa

The Top 50 African ArtistsFrom a continent bursting with creativity, here’s the cream of the crop
from Developments

Art of Statistics

Running the NumbersA photographic series makes sense of the incomprehensible
by Julie Hanus
images by Chris Jordan

Emerging Ideas

Climate ChangersCan “geoengineers” save the planet with a quick fix?
by Bennett Gordon

The Shaman Is InA tiny Amazonian village mixes traditional healing and modern medicine
by Andy Isaacson

The Two-Dollar DanceA savvy strategy boosts strippers’ tips
by Amanda Brooks, from $pread

Mixed Media

Mortal BeautyWith camera and paintbrush, Kate Breakey memorializes the desert’s dead
by Judy Arginteanu

The Prodigal PunkVisiting a Chinese club revitalizes a jaded scenester
by Amy Adoyzie, from Razorcake

Queer Magazine Born AgainFounder of Venus, a publication for black lesbians, repudiates lifestyle
by Joseph Hart

Mindful Living

A Study a Day Keeps the Doctor AwayHard evidence could be the best medicine for patients and the health care system
by Leyla Kokmen

Bodies and SoulsInterPlay fuses movement and storytelling to create spiritual discipline
by Jon Spayde

The Fasting TrackHollywood popularized the detox diet. Don’t believe the hype
by Melissa Knopper, from E

Greener PasturesEcofriendly strategies for healthier meat-eating
by Hannah Lobel

Message in the MunchiesWhat you snack on reveals more than you think
by Lisa Turner, from Alternative Medicine


The Prize InsideA Slavic fisherman’s daughter waits on a guilty pleasure
by Toni Mirosevich, from Gastronomica

Becoming IndianAn Ojibway man learns from his long-lost grandfather
by Richard Wagamese, from Canadian Dimension

A Ditch Runs Through ItFor two devoted anglers, fishing filthy waterways is good, clean escapism  
by Jeffrey Ewing, from Sacramento News & Review

Worlds Without EndA cosmic snapshot tests the limits of comprehension
by Anthony Doerr, from Orion

Editor’s Noteby David Schimke
Shelf Life
by Danielle Maestretti
Heartlandby Nina Utne

In-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.