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On Second Street
Susan peterson Gateley
Slippin' & Slidin'
Ellen meiksins Wood
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Table of Contents - April 2000
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U.S. Navy To Bomb Coast Of Scotland by Mike Small
Over here, over here! The Yanks are coming...that is, a task force headed by the USS Dwight Eisenhower to bomb the hell out of a piece of Scotland in the spring. Ove... More / Printer Friendly Version
37.7 Seconds, Part V by Lydia Sargent
I began this series by saying that there was a time when reading feminism was a joyful, liberating journey. That was pre-1980. Then it became a depressing experienc... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Reason To Demonstrate by Z Staff
The mid-April Washington demonstratons against the IMF, World Bank, and WTO are imminent. Are you going? If not, will you be discussing the issues with co-workers, relatives, a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Mi General by Ann Pettifer
Early this year, the British Home Secretary, Jack Straw, announced that he was minded to send General Augusto Pinochet back to Chile. Pinochet has been detained in ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Rebellion in Ecuador by James Petras
On January 21 a popular rebellion, led by a coalition of Indians, peasants, and urban workers, supported by junior military officials occupied the Parliament, Judiciary, and su... More / Printer Friendly Version
Fighting the Lebanese War by Jennifer Loewenstein
On February 8, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched a series of air strikes against Lebanon as revenge against recent Hizbullah attacks in South Lebanon. Three power switching ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pentagon's $50 Billion Smart Rock Fails IQ Test by Sandy Leon
On January 18, the Pentagons second test of its national missile defense system (NMD), known as the Smart Rock, failed to hit its mark. The Senate and House of... More / Printer Friendly Version
Key Words In The New World Order by Edward Herman
As the 21st century begins, with the U.S. hegemon and transnational capitalism roaming the earth like the dinosaurs of the distant past, we should take stock of the key words t... More / Printer Friendly Version
Reinventing Government At The NRC by Susan peterson Gateley
As deregulation sweeps across the market place for electric power, public utilities are quickly changing the way they do business. No area of change will have more effect on pu... More / Printer Friendly Version
Beware The Violence Initiative Project by Mitchel Cohen
As late as the 1980s, a small but influential coterie of prize-winning scientists were trying to prove that black children were, on average, less intelligent than white children. Intelligence, they... More / Printer Friendly Version
In Retrospect by Noam Chomsky
The tumult having subsided, it should be possible to undertake a relatively dispassionate review and analysis of NATOs war over Kosovo. One might have expected the theme ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Grammy Awards Follow the Money by Sandy Carter
Every year when the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences celebrates its Grammy Awards, I gag at the notion that any of this music industry pomp honors the be... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Ellen meiksins Wood
Monthly Review Press, 138 pp. Review by Jim Cabral Distinguished scholar and Monthly Review co-editor Ellen Meiksins Wood has written an important book,... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Subversive Ms. Highsmith and The Talented Mr. Ripley by Michael Bronski
Isnt that the cute Matt Damon playing a beguiling, decidedly dangerous, homosexual in Anthony Minghellas film The Talented Mr. Ripley? Damon acts to perfection the ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Powerful Right-Wing Alliance Challenges Climate Justice by Bill Berkowitz
What happens when a little-known, but important right-wing think tank combines forces with a long-time anti-environmental organization? You get a powerful and far-reaching anti-environ... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Brewster Kneen
New Society Publishers, 240 pp. Review by Barbara Beebe If one were to depend solely on the mainstream media for information regarding genetically modif... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Poor Fight For UNAM by David Bacon
In early February, when Mexicos Federal government moved to end the strike at the National Autonomous University (UNAM), its action was motivated less by concern over the... More / Printer Friendly Version
Z Magazine Archive
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/.