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Commentary, September, 26 2000
Weisbrot's ZSpace page
PRAGUE, September 25-- With thousands of people converging from throughout Europe to demonstrate against the IMF and World Bank at their annual meetings, many people here in Prague are wondering what all the fuss is about. Security is tight, and r...
Graphic, September, 25 2000
Contagion Media Group
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consumerism, xenophobia, right-wing dogma, corporate propaganda
Commentary, September, 25 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
Wonder what Mr. Survival of the Fittest Charles Darwin would be thinking as the surreality show "Survivor" moves from the realm of television into the arena of TV legend. CBS has cashed in already, and all l6 of the "survivors" of this staged sitc...
Commentary, September, 24 2000
Wise's ZSpace page
That I'm no Biblical scholar is an understatement of monumental proportions. And yet, recently I found myself--for reasons I'll explain shortly--thinking of the following verse from the book of Matthew, if memory serves:
Commentary, September, 23 2000
Raptis's ZSpace page
Can a rather routine visit of a US President to a small country be so important to deserve an "anatomy"? I think that an analysis of the events and the behaviors of the participants in these events before, during, and after the Clinton visit to At...
Commentary, September, 22 2000
Bond's ZSpace page
Here are two sentences in the concluding paragraph of Chomsky's September 17 ZNet Commentary (`Summits');, in which he champions the Havana South-South Summit of `G77' country leaders that took place in April: "African leaders pointed out that the...
Commentary, September, 21 2000
Naiman's ZSpace page
September 18th was the 150th anniversary of an infamous Act. In 1850, Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, making the federal government responsible for tracking down escaped slaves in the North and sending them back to slavery. The Act galvani...
Graphic, September, 19 2000
Pond-mcpherson's ZSpace page
Bush, Gore, Castro, election, Clinton, press
Commentary, September, 19 2000
Randall's ZSpace page
This weekÕs mail brought a letter quite suddenly and unceremoniously informing me that my health insurance provider is discontinuing my group policy. "Your existing QualMed health care coverage will end on October 31, 2000. . . this is the only no...
Commentary, September, 17 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
The United Nations Summit in New York in September was the second major gathering of government leaders marking the millennium. The first was the South Summit in Havana in April. The UN Summit received considerable national publicity, while the So...