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Commentary, January, 23 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
Besides immediate objectives, great social movements need long-run goals for inspiration and guidance. The abolitionist movement to end slavery and the movement for the eight-hour day both in the nineteenth century, the movement for women's suffra...
Commentary, January, 22 2000
Marable's ZSpace page
It was immensely significant for black America that the last major public demonstration in the U.S. in the 20th century was a protest over global economics and trade.
Commentary, January, 21 2000
Solomon's ZSpace page
And so, early in the year 2000, it came to pass that visions of a seamless media web enraptured the keepers of pecuniary faith as never before. A grand new structure, AOL Time Warner, emerged while a few men proclaimed themselves trustees of a hol...
Commentary, January, 20 2000
Bonpane's ZSpace page
In the wake of a dozen Vigils throughout the United States on January 11, 2000, Lori Berenson began a hunger fast. This news has been confirmed by the Peruvian prison authorities and the U.S. Embassy in Peru. This date represents the fourth annive...
Commentary, January, 19 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
On graduate unions, it's true enough that (ideally) "graduate teaching is pedagogical training," but that's incomplete. Any teaching, if done at all seriously, is also a way of learning -- about lots of things, including the subject you are teachi...
Commentary, January, 18 2000
Shalom's ZSpace page
The issue of humanitarian intervention arises again, propelled by the crises in Kosovo and East Timor and by the memories of the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Some analysts have used these cases to support new principles of international relations. But to...
Commentary, January, 17 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
ATTICA! It's a word I hadn't heard in a number of years. It was a word I will never forget, and not just because of Al Pacino's memorable invocation of the term in the movie Dog Day Afternoon. Attica was one of the first stories I dissected in my ...
Graphic, January, 16 2000
Contagion Media Group
Group's ZSpace page
genetically modified organism, gm food, Tony Blair, New Labour, third way
Commentary, January, 16 2000
Herman's ZSpace page
Each great technological advance in communication begins with claims of the dominance of public service aims and probable effects, which is then followed and concluded by a commercial takeover.
Commentary, January, 15 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
There is an old economic saying that "there is no free lunch." To get something out of an economy you have to put something in. Contrary to rumors, this holds for the Internet as well as for factories. To provide internet content takes labor, tool...