Today on Your Call: What do disparities in the American West reveal about the rest of the country?
On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with Ruben Martinez, author of “Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West,” about what he sees as the extremes of the desert regions of the US: outrageous wealth and devastating poverty, sublime beauty and ecological ruin. From drug wars to immigration wars to water wars -- what lessons should we be learning from the legacy of the West? Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.
Ruben Martinez, Emmy award-winning journalist, and author of Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West
Ruben Martinez:Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West
LA Times:Review: 'Desert America' by Ruben Martinez
Tavis Smiley:Writer Ruben Martinez