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Commentary, October, 19 2000
Bond's ZSpace page
In a ZNet commentary last month, Noam Chomsky observed South-South-North alliances "taking shape at the grassroots level--an impressive development, rich in opportunity and promise, and surely causing no little concern in high places." I want to f...
Graphic, October, 18 2000
Deutsch's ZSpace page
presidential campaign, media, Bush, George W. Bush, Gore, Al Gore, George Bush
Commentary, October, 18 2000
Ratner's ZSpace page
(see: www.humanrightsnow.com) In mid-September I traveled to Nicaragua as part of a delegation organized by the National Labor Committee (NLC), an organization that fights sweatshops and supports labor rights around the world. Charles Kernaghan a...
Graphic, October, 17 2000
Pond-mcpherson's ZSpace page
Bush, Gore, Nader, election, vote,
Commentary, October, 17 2000
Gonsalves's ZSpace page
Life is good. Psychologists are supposed to make it better, or at least help individuals reach a certain level of maturity. Much has been written about psychology and much of that is simply verbose foolishness. I'm especially turned off by those ...
Commentary, October, 16 2000
Guellec's ZSpace page
In the two years since the FDA began an experiment to let the mass media broadcast the prescription-drug message directly to consumers, the pharmaceutical industry has shelled out a whopping $1.3 billion per year on consumer ads. That dwarfs the $...
Commentary, October, 15 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
As the United Nations opens its Millennial Summit in New York September 6 with an expected 150 heads of state in attendance, the world organization is trying to refocus its mission and revive its credibility. (Never mind the cost of staging the wo...
Commentary, October, 14 2000
Solomon's ZSpace page
The formula for American media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is simple: Report on the latest developments in the fragile "peace process." Depict U.S. officials as honest brokers in the negotiations. Emphasize the need for restraint ...
Commentary, October, 13 2000
Bronski's ZSpace page
Imagine my appalled surprise when I discovered that I was quoted as a "radical advocate of same-sex marriage" in, of all places, this month's Commentary -- the last place where I expect to be noticed. Also Ð and this is a telling detail Ð I am not...
Commentary, October, 12 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
A number of people in the ZNet forum system and elsewhere have raised questions about the prominent role they see assigned to US-NATO in the flood of commentary on recent events in Yugoslavia, "gloating over the victory of the opposition in Yugosl...