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Commentary, July, 01 1999
Bronski's ZSpace page
The ferocity of the New York City police assault against Haitian immigrant Abner Louima in the summer of 1977 was so striking that, even in the current context of urban police brutality, it became emblematic of the sustained, sanctioned violence o...
Commentary, June, 30 1999
Hightower's ZSpace page
What-you say the election's not until next year? Yeah, well, technically that's true. The caucuses and primaries don't begin until February of 2000, but there are about 70,000 Americans who get an extra special vote, casting their ballots this yea...
Commentary, June, 29 1999
Landau's ZSpace page
What lessons have emerged from NATO'S self-proclaimed victory in Kosovo? Bombing supporters chanted "stop ethnic cleansing." Indeed, ethnic cleansing demanded a strong response. But those who shunned the flawed law and the UN backed a campaign to ...
Commentary, June, 27 1999
Halimi's ZSpace page
Now we know for sure that Ç Europe È does not exist. At least not in the hearts and minds of Europeans. Only two days after they concluded a war against Yugoslavia, decided and fought by the United States, the fifteen countries of the European Uni...
Commentary, June, 26 1999
Bohmer's ZSpace page
Mumia Abu-Jamal gave a memorable speech, recorded from Pennsylvania death row, to 8000 attendees, including more than 1200 graduating students, at the Evergreen State College graduation on June 11, 1999.
Commentary, June, 25 1999
Peters's ZSpace page
Providing temporary immunity to children could drive chicken pox disease into the older adult population where it can cause many more deaths and complications.
Commentary, June, 24 1999
Bonpane's ZSpace page
"Put off your visit until the Organization of American States leaves Peru," said the U.S. Embassy in Peru. But we decided to go anyway.
Commentary, June, 23 1999
Albert's ZSpace page
The current crisis at Pacifica was unleashed with recent firings of prominent and appreciated employees leading to irate listeners and employees demonstrating their opposition widely and militantly. Any progressive alternative institution has to u...
Commentary, June, 22 1999
Cagan's ZSpace page
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, NY. ... But what has grown into one of the major civil rights struggles is riddled with serious political problems.
Commentary, June, 21 1999
Shalom's ZSpace page
Are there alternatives to the dominant economic model that consigns increasing numbers of people to lives of misery? One such alternative is offered by the state of Kerala in southern India which has been the site of fascinating social experimenta...