What happened on November 12, 2007
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
Tehran's double standard Akbar Ganji, Akbar Ganji, Iran's leading political dissident, is currently living in exile. He recently was honored with the 2007 John Humphrey Freedom Award, a Canadian human rights prize. akbarganji.org.
Not pure, not simple Bill Boyarsky, Bill Boyarsky, a former city editor and columnist for The Times, teaches journalism at USC and is the author of the just-published "Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics."
Fiscal foolishness Robert Kuttner, Robert Kuttner is author of "The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity." He is co-editor of the American Prospect and a fellow at Demos.