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E. Wayne Ross
Henry A. Giroux
Slippin' & Slidin'
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Table of Contents - April 1999
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The Care & Feeding of Community Radio by Jesse Walker
Walker If nothing else, the recent fracas at Pacifica should remind us of the importance of structure, of building a sound foundation that will allow free-spirited radio to thrive. In 50 ... More / Printer Friendly Version
"Don't Blame the Company" by Paul Street
Paul Street If, as Noam Chomsky argues, the conservative thought-controlling nature of the corporate media is best seen in its “leftmost” or most liberal creations, then Time... More / Printer Friendly Version
Re-segregating Schools by E. Wayne Ross
Current efforts to reform public education are driven by a fervent desire to improve student test scores. For many states and local school districts the only thing that counts w... More / Printer Friendly Version
Marketing to Teens by Cynthia Peters
Cynthia Peters You are what you wear, what you snack on, how you accessorize. Ever heard of the “echo boomers?” Generation Y, generation wired, the digital generation, millen... More / Printer Friendly Version
Social Security Reform by Jeff Nygaard
Jeff Nygaard A society's system of Social Security deals explicitly with a fundamental human issue: What do we, as a society, do about human suffering? The key word being “we... More / Printer Friendly Version
Hunger Strike At Notre Dame by Aaron Kreider
Kreider On February 3, at the nation's most prominent Catholic university over 100 Notre Dame students organized a 3-day hunger strike in support of including sexual orientation in the no... More / Printer Friendly Version
All the Book Reviews Fit to Print by Edward Herman
Books are a relatively open avenue to dissent in the United States. Critical voices of the left are rarely heard on TV or in the leading news magazines and dominant newspaper... More / Printer Friendly Version
Capitalist Globalism In Crisis by Robin Hahnel
Robin Hahnel When real world outcomes differ from the efficient ones predicted by mainstream models in text books, the memories of pro-capitalists are jogged to recall catcha... More / Printer Friendly Version
Remember the Alamo Part II by Site Administrator
R. González On August 4, 1998 in San Antonio, the Alamo rumbled. This time, though, it was not the typical lucha between Anglos and Latinos for power in this southernmost mec... More / Printer Friendly Version
Substituting Prisons for Schools by Henry A. Giroux
Henry A. Giroux The current debates about multiculturalism in higher education represent more than insular disputes between warring factions of professional academics. They a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Jerry Brown - A Green Success? by Mitchel Cohen
A number of Greens started out in politics campaigning for Jerry Brown in the 1992 Presidential elections. It's true, the once-upon-a-time Zen-Governor of California did describe himself as... More / Printer Friendly Version
Reading Elvis by Sandy Carter
Carter In the last two decades, the image of Elvis Presley has been so thoroughly obfuscated by myth and parody, it is near impossible to recall his life and music without... More / Printer Friendly Version
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CUBAN 5 - From May 30 to June 5, supporters of the Cuban 5 will gather in Washington DC to raise awareness about the case and to demand a humanitarian solution that will allow the return of these men to their homeland.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
BIKES - Bikes Not Bombs is holding its 24th annual Bike- A-Thon and Green Roots Festival in Boston, MA on June 3, with several bike rides, music, exhibitors, and more.
Contact: Bikes Not Bombs, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130; 617-522-0222; mailbikesnotbombs.org; www.bikesnotbombs.org.
LEFT FORUM - The 2013 Left Forum will be held June 7-9, at Pace University in NYC.
Contact: 365 Fifth Avenue, CUNY Graduate Center, Sociology Dept., New York, NY 10016; http://www.leftforum.org/.
VEGAN FEST - Mad City Vegan Fest will be held in Madison, WI, June 8. The annual event features food, speakers, and exhibitors.
Contact: 122 State Street, Suite 405 B, Madison, WI 53701; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://veganfest.org/.
ADC CONFERENCE - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) holds its annual conference June 13-16 in Washington, DC, with panel discussions and workshops.
Contact: 1990 M Street, Suite 610, Washington, DC, 20036; 202-244-2990; convention @adc. org http://convention.adc.org/.
CUBA/SOCIALISM - A Cuban-North American Dialog on Socialist Renewal and Global Capitalist Crisis will be held in Havana, Cuba, June 16-30. There will be a 5-day Seminar at the University of Havana, plus visits to a co-op and educational and medical institutions.
Contact: email@example.com; http://www.globaljustice center.org/.
NETROOTS - The 8th Annual Netroots Nation conference will take place June 20-23 in San Jose, CA. The event features panels, trainings, networking, screenings, and keynotes.
Contact: 164 Robles Way, #276, Vallejo, CA 94591; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.netrootsnation.org/.
MEDIA - The 15th annual Allied Media Conference will be held June 20-23, in Detroit.
Contact: 4126 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48201; http://alliedmedia.org/.
GRASSROOTS - The United We Stand Festival will be hosted by Free & Equal, June 22 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The festival aims to reform the electoral process in the U.S.
LITERACY - The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) will hold its conference July 12-13 in Los Angeles.
Contact: 10 Laurel Hill Drive, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003; http://namle.net/conference/.
IWW - The North American Work People’s College will take place July 12-16 at Mesaba Co-op Park in northern Minnesota. The event will bring together Wobblies from across the continent to learn skills and build one big union.
PEACESTOCK - On July 13, the 11th Annual Peacestock will take place at Windbeam Farm in Hager City, WI. The event is a mixture of music, speakers, and community for peace. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace.
Contact: Bill Habedank, 1913 Grandview Ave., Red Wing, MN 55066; 651-388-7733; email@example.com; http://www. peacestockvfp.org.
LA RAZA - The annual National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Conference is scheduled for July 18-19 in New Orleans, with workshops, presentations, and panel discussions.
Contact: NCLR Headquarters Office, Raul Yzaguirre Building, 1126 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036; 202-785-1670; www.nclr.org.
ACTIVIST CAMP - Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp will have sessions in July and August in Ben Lomond, CA; Portland, OR; Charlton, MA. YEA Camp is designed for activists 12-17 years old who want to make a difference.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://yeacamp.org/.