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Companies Cash in on Patriotism
Media War Without End
Anthrax, Drug Transnationals And TRIPs
Bioterror And Biosafety
Feminist Analysis and the Crisis
A Country Abandoned
Richard alan Leach
Are You A Patriot?
The New World Order Rule â€¦
The Politicization of Terror
Shake, Rattle, and Rolling Over â€¦
On Terror And War
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Table of Contents - December 2001
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Companies Cash in on Patriotism by Sarah Turner
Sarah Turner In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, Madison Avenue wasted little time devising ways to draw customers to their products. Some of these efforts have bordered on the ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Media War Without End by Norman Solomon
Norman Solomon In the wake of September 11, the White House has repeatedly sent news executives and working journalists an unsubtle message: Exercise too much independence and you'll risk ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Anthrax, Drug Transnationals And TRIPs by Kavaljit Singh
Kavaljit Singh The current anthrax crisis has, once again, raised highly controversial issues related to intellectual property rights. Just a few months back, the world witnessed heated deb... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bioterror And Biosafety by Vandana Shiva
Vandana Shiva The reports of anthrax cases in Florida and New York have put a renewed focus on bioterror and the risks and hazards posed by biological agents. From the U.S. to India, go... More / Printer Friendly Version
Feminist Analysis and the Crisis by Cynthia Peters
Cynthia Peters (This is a slightly corrected version of the article published in the 12/01 issue of Z.) Cynthia Enloe, feminist scholar and author of several books and articles about women ... More / Printer Friendly Version
A Country Abandoned by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Makhmalbaf An Afgan poet from Herati, who was turned back from Iran, wrote: “I came on foot; I'll leave on foot. The same stranger, who had no piggy bank, will leave. And the child, who had... More / Printer Friendly Version
Nuclear Hubris by Richard alan Leach
Richard Alan Leach After the Soviet system imploded, the U.S. reveled in its role as the world's sole superpower, giving many indications that the consequences for the inhabitants of the pe... More / Printer Friendly Version
Are You A Patriot? by John Kaminski
John Kaminski The Patriot Act, now passed and the law of the land, has eliminated the Constitutional guarantee of probable cause when investigating a crime, and allows the police—at any tim... More / Printer Friendly Version
The New World Order Rule Of Injustice by Edward Herman
S. Herman The U.S. war against Afghanistan was entitled “Operation Infinite Justice,” before this was changed after Arab protests that only God displays infinite justice. This shows once ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Politicization of Terror by Andrew Hartman
Hartman September 11 will forever be synonymous with terrorism. If Americans lacked a clear definition of terrorism prior to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, those ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Shake, Rattle, and Rolling Over Roe v. Wade by Bill Berkowitz
Bill Berkowitz Janet Folger, veteran leader of the highly publicized anti-gay conversion crusade a few years ago, is back with a new campaign aimed at overturning Roe v. Wade. Her newly f... More / Printer Friendly Version
On Terror And War by Michael Albert
Michael Albert & Stephen R. Shalom The following essay was written in mid November just after the retreat/collapse of the Taliban when many people were feeling that current events had d... 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: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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; email@example.com; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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; email@example.com; 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; http://yeacamp.org/.