Make Tamika a Battle Cry in War on Drugs KENNETH L. KHACHIGIAN, Kenneth L. Khachigian is a veteran political strategist and former
White House speech writer who practices law in Orange County. His column appears here every other week
Recalling a Remarkable Force of Nature MARK H. CAPELLI, Mark H. Capelli is executive director of Friends of the Ventura River. Ojai resident Carla Bard, analyst with the Environmental Defense Center in Ventura, died in a car crash last weekend
City Renaissance Holds Dangers RICK COLE, Former Pasadena Mayor Rick Cole is Southern California director of the Local Government Commission, a Sacramento-based nonprofit organization that studies cities
Rage Against the Machine EDWARD HUMES, Edward Humes is the author of "No Matter How Loud I Shout: A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court" (Simon & Schuster). His last article for the magazine was on the use of DNA testing in court
To All PhDs: A 50-Cent Dollar for Your Thoughts MICHAEL SCHRAGE, Michael Schrage is a consultant and a research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of "No More Teams! Mastering the Dynamics of Creative Collaboration."
Netanyahu Supporters Dwindling Yossi Melman, Yossi Melman, a journalist for the Daily Ha'aretz who specializes in intelligence and terrorism, is the author of "The New Israelis: An Intimate View of a Changing People."
Torture Under Color of Authority NICHOLAS PASTORE, Nicholas Pastore, a retired police chief of New Haven, Conn., is a research fellow in police policy with the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in Washington
Charity for Profit Mark Dowie, Mark Dowie, whose most recent book is "Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the 20th Century," is at work on a book about foundations
The 'Labor Boss' as the Ultimate Bogyman Nelson Lichtenstein, Nelson Lichtenstein, who teaches history at the University of Virginia, is the author of "Walter Reuther: The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit."