Issue 5 Contents
A New Regionalism
A Politics of Our Own
Interview: The Other Californians
Jonah Raskin interviews author Gerald Haslam.
Memoir: The Sequoia in the Storm [Full article]
Family, memory, and Chiura Obata’s art of resilience.
By Lyra Halprin
Localism: Walking in the Sun and the Mud
A migrant worker’s journey to owning an organic farm
By María Inés Catalán
History: A Culture of Dissent
Occupy Oakland’s historical roots.
By Ryan Miller
Essay: The Hungry Got Food, the Homeless Got Shelter [Full article]
The First Days of Occupy Oakland.
By D. Scot Miller
Poetry: “The Water of Lake Tahoe”
By Zubair Ahmed
Poetry: “Hall Tree”
By Ian Huebert
Profile: Housing a Movement
Activist Steve DeCaprio joins Occupy Oakland’s fight for housing.
By Chris Smith
By Ernest J. Finney
Notes from the Field
Our readers’ dispatches from Oakdale and Point Reyes National Seashore.