Cover Story The Melting Point | Laura Orlando
As the Earth heads toward catastrophe, women leaders like Sen. Barbara Boxer, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Laurie David rise up to stop global warming.
Onondaga Lake, Syracuse, N.Y.
The Dirty Saga of Onondaga County | Linda Carty In Syracuse, N.Y., activists for environmental justice - party of a growing national movement - prove how racism leaves toxins at the doorsteps of the poor and people of color.
Germ Warfare | Delthia Ricks Former political leader Betsy McCaughey crusades against the dirtiest secret in hospitals today - secondary infections.
The Talibanization of Iraq | Bay Fang
Under mounting repression, Iraqi women fight for their rights and their lives. Plus an excerpt from Baghdad Burning II
What's Up With Kansas? | Martha Burk Scoring a major victory in the culture of war; pro-choice candidates in the Cyclone State won handily in 2006.