Items by Charles Bowden
On the U.S.-Mexico border, the corrupt and futile War on Drugs takes a violent toll on the poorest people.
The writer muses about his good fortune in falling in love with an Arizona landscape that nobody else seems to have noticed.
An excerpt from Charles Bowden's book, "Juarez: The Laboratory of Our Future," argues that the terrible poverty, crime and injustice in the border city of Juarez is a vision we cannot ignore.
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