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Commentary, July, 09 2000
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At the cusp of dot-com frenzy and the biotech century, a group of influential scientists and pundits has begun zealously promoting a new bio-engineered utopia. In the world of their visionary fervor, parents will strive to afford the latest geneti...
Commentary, July, 08 2000
Glick's ZSpace page
There is no question, absolutely none, that of the four "name recognition" Presidential candidates--Bush, Gore, Nader and Buchanan--Ralph Nader is far and away the most progressive. He will be on the ballot in almost all of the states. As distinct...
Commentary, July, 07 2000
Herman's ZSpace page
In its editorial, "Mr. Nader's Misguided Crusade" (June 30), the New York Times assails Nader's candidacy and campaign on grounds that are partly fraudulent and misleading (as I describe below). But it is also clear that this attack is based ultim...
Commentary, July, 06 2000
Burchill's ZSpace page
Some just never learn. From the same people who told us that East Timor should not and would not become independent, now comes the argument that the people of West Papua should also be denied the right to determine their political arrangements.
Commentary, July, 05 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
At a public talk in February Chomsky was asked: "President Clinton recently said the U.S. has the right on humanitarian grounds to intervene, with force, in any country which it deems is abusing the human rights of its citizens. Do you agree ...
Commentary, July, 04 2000
Zinn's ZSpace page
In this year 2000, I cannot comment more meaningfully on the Fourth of July than Frederick Douglass did when he was invited in 1852 to give an Independence Day address. He could not help thinking about the irony of the promise of the Declaration o...
Graphic, July, 03 2000
Deutsch's ZSpace page
Boy Scouts, gay, queer, gay rights, queer rights, Scouts, homosexual, homosexual rights
Commentary, July, 03 2000
Shalom's ZSpace page
On April 8, a hybrid helicopter-airplane known as the V-22 Osprey crashed in Arizona, killing all 19 Marines aboard. It was, said Air Force Magazine, "one of the worst accidents in the history of Marine Corps aviation and one of the deadliest mili...
Commentary, July, 02 2000
Cunningham's ZSpace page
The Moon river is the lifeline of Isan, bringing sustenance and irrigation to the poorest and most populous part of Thailand. The World Bank identified the Moon, the greatest of the Mekong's tributaries, as a suitable location for a giant dam, and...