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Sylvia Rivera: 1951-2002
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Peanuts, Popcorn & Anti-Capitalism by Cary Watson
Watson When President George W. Bush (among many politicians) advised Americans that an effective way to respond to September 11 was to “go to the mall,” it was made clear that the busine... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Cult of Jared by Robert Stribley
Robert Stribley How does a 22-year-old kid become a superstar in America if he's not in a goofy all-boy band or a Hollywood summer blockbuster? Well, he loses weight. Lots of it. And he d... More / Printer Friendly Version
Street Buried in the details of the regressive, militarist, and fiscally irresponsible budget plan released by the White House in early February is a weak but revealing proposal of marriage... More / Printer Friendly Version
Movimento dei Disobedienti by Ezequiel marcos Siddig
Ezequiel Marcos Siddig (Translation: Tamara Mesri) Luca Casarini is a leader of the former Tute Bianche (demonstrators dressed in white overalls that stood out in the Genoa protests aga... More / Printer Friendly Version
Who Is Protecting The Public Health? by Meryl Nass
Meryl Nass Twenty years ago, as a newly qualified doctor, I spent a lot of time in the library reading review articles about my patients' diseases. Twenty years later, my time in the librar... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Milosevic Trial, Part 1 by Edward Herman
S. Herman The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY or Tribunal) was created in 1993 by the major NATO powers, notably the United States and Germany, to go after S... More / Printer Friendly Version
Governments are using the war on terrorism to quelch opposition by Simon Helweg-larsen
Helweg-Larsen Whatever the motives, the fight against terrorism since September 11 has truly been global. In Nepal, Chechnya, Egypt, India, Israel, and so many other nations, the rhetoric ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The campaign against Iraq by Larry Everest
In the aftermath of September 11, powerful forces within the U.S. establishment have been engaged in a campaign of disinformation to pin blame for the World Trade Center attacks and the ant... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Argentine Rebellion by Roger Burbach
Burbach Argentina is erupting in an unprecedented social upheaval that could pose a new threat to the international financial system and transform the country's politics. With an internat... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Barbara Garson
Garson Penguin, 2002 Review by Nicola Bullard My first encounter with Barbara Garson is described on page 314 of her new book Money Makes the World Go Around." Here's what she... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pacifica Radio Crisis Is Settled by Andrea Buffa
Andrea Buffa Amid the setbacks to progressive activism in 2001—from Bush's ascendancy to the presidency to the “war on terrorism”—at least there was one major people's victory in the United... More / Printer Friendly Version
Sylvia Rivera: 1951-2002 by Michael Bronski
Michael Bronski On the evening of Tuesday, February 26, 2002, the ashes of Sylvia Rivera were taken from the standing room only Metropolitan Community Church in Greenwich Village and placed... More / Printer Friendly Version
Black Hawk Rising by Ricky Baldwin
Ricky Baldwin While the U.S. media drool over a possible invasion of Iraq, the Bush administration is waging a quiet war against the people of one of the world's poorest countries: Somalia.... More / Printer Friendly Version
BIA LAWSUIT by Site Administrator
Brasel-Awehali and Silja J.A. Talvi What do you get when you put what one judge calls the most “historically mismanaged federal program” in the U.S. in charge of a $500 million-a-year tru... More / Printer Friendly Version
Capitalists United For War & Injustice by Lydia Sargent
[This essay is part of the ZNet Classics series. Three times a week we will re-post an article that we think is of timeless importance. This one was first published Apr... 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/.