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Congress Privatizes the Net
Microradio Broadcasting Aguascalientes of the â€¦
Pulp Non Fiction: The Ecologist â€¦
Death to the MIA
Bootstraps Literacy And Racist Schooling â€¦
Bombing A La Mode
Interview with Martxedn Espada
Mark k. Anderson
Editorial: What Lies Ahead
Anatomy of a Victory
The Oscar Wilde Fad
"New Global Architecture" Poses Questions â€¦
title("Fraud In Oakland's Garbage Sweatshop")
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Congress Privatizes the Net by Hannibal Travis
Buried deep in the mammoth spending bills recently passed by Congress, with barely a whimper from the "all-Lewinsky, all-the-time" news media, were two complex pieces of legislati... More / Printer Friendly Version
Microradio Broadcasting Aguascalientes of the Airwaves by Greg Ruggiero
Excerpted from notes prepared for a presentation given at the "Festival of Resistance" organized by the NY Zapatistas, 10/12/98. "Where there is even ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pulp Non Fiction: The Ecologist Shredded by Robert Weissman
After 28 years of continuous publication, The Ecologist, England's leading environmental magazine, is having a tough time finding its audience. Perhaps that has something to do with the sub... More / Printer Friendly Version
Death to the MIA by Julien Lapointe
that the agreement was not "reformable." According to the French daily Le Monde (October 22), the MAI, as had been originally conceived, is dead. The same article quotes Leon Brit... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bootstraps Literacy And Racist Schooling In The U.S. by Laura Lane
In December 1996 the school board in Oakland, California passed a resolution meant to change the current racist schooling of African-American students. The media coverage of the resolution ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bombing A La Mode by Edward Herman
The U.S. leadership and elite are ready, willing, and often eager to drop bombs on the lesser peoples of the world. They can do this without fear of retaliation because of the huge milit... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pinochet by Bob Harris
U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. Turns out U.S. intervention began as early as 1958, when the leftist physician Salvador Allende first came close to being elected Chile's president. C... More / Printer Friendly Version
Interview with Martxedn Espada by Mark k. Anderson
I got my law degree from Northeastern University in 1985, but I had legal experience even prior to that. I did mental health law, welfare rights, civil rights. That was all before I went to... More / Printer Friendly Version
Editorial: What Lies Ahead by Z Staff
core programmatic tenets they believe progressives might rally around. Doing that seems like a good idea to us. The trouble is, the progressive politics that West and Unger offer seem t... More / Printer Friendly Version
Anatomy of a Victory by Corey Dolgon
Corey Dolgon Nor was it in the best interests of the students, faculty, staff, and community members who formed the Coalition for Justice, a group whose main objective was to have the co... More / Printer Friendly Version
Indie Land by Sandy Carter
While a record company Big Six have been dominating music industry market space for almost 25 years, earlier this year Seagram gobbled up Polygram, bringing the major label music biz down t... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Oscar Wilde Fad by Michael Bronski
There has also been a explosion of Oscar Lite--a plethora of new "wit and wisdom" books that recycle every epigram, aphorism, and clever turn of phase Wilde ever penned,... More / Printer Friendly Version
"New Global Architecture" Poses Questions for the Left by Site Administrator
Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello Global capitalism has entered a crisis that few of its architects anticipated. As a result, the air is abuzz with proposals for a new arch... More / Printer Friendly Version
title("Fraud In Oakland's Garbage Sweatshop") by David Bacon
When 70 workers walked out of a west Oakland recycling facility August 21, they simply wanted a raise. But the increasingly bitter East Bay strike uncovered, not just abusive working condit... More / Printer Friendly Version
Capitalist Globalism In Crisis by Robin Hahnel
[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 December 1, 199... 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/.