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Commentary, February, 13 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
How much say should each actor in an economy have over decisions in that economy? Why should we aim for self-management defined as decision-making input proportionate to the degree one is affected by outcomes?
Commentary, February, 12 2000
Solomon's ZSpace page
A specter is haunting cyberspace -- the specter of e-vandalism. Media alarms have been loud in recent days: Electronic commerce is under siege. A virtual crime wave threatens to wreak havoc on the World Wide Web. Any site is vulnerable, no matter...
Commentary, February, 11 2000
Shalom's ZSpace page
In December 1975, after receiving a green light from U.S. President Gerald and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Indonesian President Suharto launched an invasion of East Timor. The weapons for the attack came from the United States. "Of course ...
Commentary, February, 10 2000
Georgakas's ZSpace page
A few years ago Martin Bernal's Black Athena stimulated considerable commentary about the role of blacks in antiquity. Many leftists applauded Bernal's perceptive analysis of the racism of many nineteenth century German scholars without understand...
Commentary, February, 09 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
When demonstrators packed the streets of Seattle last December to scuttle the World Trade Organization meeting and shout about their dissatisfaction with economic globalization, some journalists described them as "politically correct" activists.
Commentary, February, 08 2000
Naiman's ZSpace page
There's great consternation in Cuba and Florida over the fate of Elian Gonzalez. If he were from any other country, he would already be home with his father. Yet only a handful of the media reports mention the extreme U.S. embargo that led to the ...
Commentary, February, 07 2000
Peters's ZSpace page
What happens when corporations take on progressive social and political issues? We've all had the opportunity to roll our eyes at the marketers who co-opt feminist principles in order to sell their products. "Take Control" hair gel and "Stay Free...
Commentary, February, 06 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
Suppose we agree that people ought to be paid only according to how hard they work and how onerous their work conditions are. To attain these Just Rewards we must reduce and ultimately eliminate reward for property, power, and output; reduce and f...
Graphic, February, 05 2000
Pond-mcpherson's ZSpace page
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Commentary, February, 04 2000
Burchill's ZSpace page
In societies which like to call themselves free and open, liberty is usually defined in contrasting terms. State propaganda and indoctrination, for example, are said to be exclusive characteristics of unfree or totalitarian states at both ends of ...