Breeder Reaction page 32
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
This nonprofit provides answers to difficult questions and information on family planning options at resolve.org.
Visit lambdalegal.com to learn more about the organization’s fight for in vitro rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people.
Souls on Ice page 38
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
The website of the nation’s largest association of fertility doctors is the go-to spot for the latest news on art research and government regulations. Log on to sart.org.
Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research
camr advocates on behalf of patients, scientists, and doctors for stem cell research. Its website, camradvocacy.org, offers up-to-date research and news on the stem cell debate.
Waiting to Happen page 46
In the first of three articles, Sheila Kaplan explored allegations of manufacturing defects in Boeing airplanes in the November 2005 issue of Mother Jones. Read the entire series at motherjones.com.
The Plane Truth
Political scientists Roger Cobb and David Primo evaluate the faa’s reputation as a “tombstone agency” with a detailed look at its safety record (Brookings Institution, 2003).
Flying Blind, Flying Safe
During her six years as inspector general for the Department of Transportation, Mary Schiavo fought for better regulation of the aviation industry. After leaving her post, she wrote this scathing account of the faa’s performance (Avon Books, 1998).
Three Days in Rome page 54
Next We Take Tehran page 59
“The Thirty-Year Itch”
As the American campaign in Iraq kicked off, contributing writer Robert Dreyfuss explored how neoconservative hawks have long pushed for the United States to seize control of Persian Gulf oil. Read his article in the March/April 2003 issue of Mother Jones.
“The Iran Plans”
In April, New Yorker investigative reporter Seymour Hersh rang alarm bells over a new front in the war on terror, reporting that the Bush administration was weighing its military options against Iran. The article is available at newyorker.com.
“Will Iran Be Next?”
The Atlantic Monthly recently asked a team of military and intelligence experts to war-game an American strike on Iran. The results weren’t pretty; see them at theatlantic.com.
Rock the Junta page 62
Aung San Suu Kyi
The 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner is still leading the campaign for democracy in Burma, all while living under house arrest. Visit her official website at dassk.org.
Check out today’s top Burmese albums and videos at shwedream.com. At press time, Iron Cross’ “Unplugged” video was at No. 1. You can pick up Iron Cross cds online at shwemyanmar.net.
Making Radio Waves page 13
To catch Eduardo Sotelo’s early morning beats, humor, and perhaps a dash of politics, visit univision.com and search for “Piolín por la Mañana.”
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Check out nnirr.org to track congressional immigration proposals and learn more about the group’s work to “defend and expand the rights of all immigrants.”
Immigrant Solidarity Network
Get details on upcoming rallies nationwide at immigrantsolidarity.org.
Over Her Dead Body page 17
Friends of River Narmada
Get breaking news about Medha Patkar and the Narmada Bachao Andolan movement at narmada.org.
International Rivers Network
For more than 20 years, irn has led campaigns to stop the construction of destructive dams around the world. Online at irn.org.
Jacques Leslie further explores Patkar’s long struggle against the Sardar Sarovar Project in his recent book on the costs of giant dams (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005).
The Way of All Flesh page 22
The Education of Shelby Knox
This documentary film follows a devout 15-year-old Southern Baptist girl from Lubbock, Texas, who decides to agitate for sex ed in local schools. Find it at incite-pictures.com.