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On Second Street
Henry A. Giroux
Slippin' & Slidin'
Deliver Us From Reverends
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Table of Contents - December 1999
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Summit on Race at Ole Miss by Keith Wright
Keith Wright In Oxford, Mississippi once again, racial stereotypes hurtled through the October air, and people were talking about James Meredith, the first black student to attend the... More / Printer Friendly Version
Genocide in East Timor by Michael Steinberg
Michael Steinberg The U.S. role in the recent catalog of horrors in East Timor is deep and far reaching, the culmination of over three decades of nurturing the Indonesian fascist regime. Just a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Online Trading by Norman Solomon
Norman Solomon If youre watching much television these days, youve probably seen a lot of commercials for online investing. Many large brokerage firms are now urging people to play ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Brother, Can You Spare a Billion? by Site Administrator
Sklar Being a billionaire used to be a really big deal. When Forbes magazine started its roll call of the 400 richest Americans in 1982, there were just 13 billionaires and 5 of them were oilma... More / Printer Friendly Version
37.7 Seconds, Part I by Lydia Sargent
Lydia Sargent What is the significance of my title, 37.7? I got it from Has Feminism Changed Science? by Londa Schiebinger who writes: "A study in 1971 reported that fathers spent an ave... More / Printer Friendly Version
Zapatista Report by Site Administrator
Mercedes Osun, translated by Irlandesa The causes that led to the Zapatista uprisingpoverty, hunger, diseases, a lack of services, injustice and racism against the indigenous communities... More / Printer Friendly Version
Miami South Com by Nikolas Kozloff
Nikolas Kozloff Slowly but surely, the U.S. presence is escalating in Colombias counterinsurgency war against left wing rebels. Currently there are 1,000 U.S. marines stationed at a milit... More / Printer Friendly Version
Clinton Is The World's Leading Active War Criminal by Edward Herman
S. Herman I use war crimes to encompass the commission of all acts declared illegal under international rules of war as enumerated in the various Hague and Geneva agreements and conventions and... More / Printer Friendly Version
Youth Panic and the Politics of Schooling by Henry A. Giroux
A. Giroux In the post-Littleton climate, moral panic and fear replace critical understanding and allow the dominant media to proclaim, as seen in a recent issue of Newsweek, that white suburban... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dreams And Another Look At The Year 2000 by Eduardo Galeano
Eduardo Galeano The new millennium is upon us. Its not something to be taken all that seriously considering the fact that the year 2001 of the Christian era is the year 1379 of the Muslim... More / Printer Friendly Version
President Hugo Chavez Of Venezuela by Steve Ellner
Ellner Venezuelas president Lt. Col. Hugo Chávez frequently makes public appearances in military fatigues and tells his audience that he is "dressed for battle." He adds that hi... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Anders Corr
South End Press, Cambridge, MA 1999 Review by Alexander Dwinell Theres a verse of Woody Guthries popular anthem "This Land is Your Land" neglected by most school assemb... More / Printer Friendly Version
DIY Nike Style by Stephen Duncombe
Stephen Duncombe Think! Think! It aint illegal, yet!!" reads the first page of U Dont Stop, a zine I picked up the other day. Its not an unusual request. Zines (short for ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bruce Springsteen's Land Of Hope And Dreams by Sandy Carter
Carter As we come to the end of the 20th century, its increasingly difficult to believe in the power of rock and roll to change lives. But with the current reunion tour of Bruce... More / Printer Friendly Version
Deliver Us From Reverends by Michael Bronski
Michael Bronski Across the country the headlines made everything look great. The Raleigh News and Observer blared "Falwell Apologizes to Gays" while the San Jose Mercury News trumpete... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Pakistan Coup by Shahid Bolsen
Shahid Bolsen Pakistan has the bomb. It also has an antagonizing enemy, which also has the bomb. It has a passionately disputed territory which it dearly wants to see liberated from its enemy. ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dried Garlic And A Busted Union by David Bacon
David Bacon & Bill Berkowitz King City, California is a tough agricultural town about an hour south of Salinas. In King City, vegetables are kingpeople mostly work in the fields pickin... 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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MEDIA - The 15th annual Allied Media Conference will be held June 20-23, in Detroit.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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