Breeder Reaction page 32 

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association 

This nonprofit provides answers to difficult questions and information on family planning options at 

Lambda Legal

Visit 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 

Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research

camr advocates on behalf of patients, scientists, and doctors for stem cell research. Its 
website,, offers up-to-date research and news on the stem cell debate.

Waiting to Happen page 46

“Flight Risk”

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 

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

“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

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

Burma Rocks

Check out today’s top Burmese albums and 
videos at At press time, Iron Cross’ “Unplugged” video was at No. 1. You can pick up Iron Cross cds online at

Making Radio Waves page 13

Piolín Online

To catch Eduardo Sotelo’s early morning 
beats, humor, and perhaps a dash of politics, visit and search for “Piolín por 
la Mañana.”

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Check out 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

Over Her Dead Body page 17

Friends of River Narmada

Get breaking news about Medha Patkar and the Narmada Bachao Andolan movement at

International Rivers Network

For more than 20 years, irn has led campaigns to stop the construction of destructive dams around the world. Online at

Deep Water

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