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Commentary, October, 24 2000
Cromwell's ZSpace page
"It's sociologically interesting, though scary", said the actor Anthony Sher in a recent interview, "that you can be inside an evil system and be somehow unaware of it." South African by birth, Sher was talking about the former system of apartheid...
Commentary, October, 23 2000
Reinhart's ZSpace page
In the Sharm-al-Sheikh summit last week, Barak got from the US his green light to slaughter. To judge by the Israeli media, what we have seen so far is just the prelude. "The most important will come in the middle of next week, when...Israel will ...
Commentary, October, 22 2000
Mokhiber's ZSpace page
The American Political Science Association's annual convention recently came through town, filling up Washington, D.C. hotels with thousands of academics ready to present their latest research findings.Browsing through the convention's program, we...
Commentary, October, 21 2000
Scipes's ZSpace page
To many people in the United States, the AFL-CIO is a progressive organization, joining unions across the country to fight for higher wages, better working conditions and progressive social programs for workers and people in our communities. Howe...
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 $...