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Table of Contents - December 2003
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Planetary Casualties: An interview with Adrienne Anderson by David Barsamian
Adrienne Anderson is professor of Environmental & Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She served as the Western Director of th... More / Printer Friendly Version
Somerville Projectionists Strike by Site Administrator
On August 4, 2003 the newly unionized Somerville Theater projectionists gathered with friends and community supporters to celebrate their ... More / Printer Friendly Version
When Nathaniel Met Herman: Lost Hawthorne memoir is published by Michael Bronski
Americans love happy endings. Yet in the world of great American literature, there are so very few. Thats so not only in novelsMoby Dick, T... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bilateral Trade and Investment Deals: BITs a serious challenge for global justice movements by Aziz Choudry
We cannot afford to bask in the movement successes at the World Trade Organization (WTO) talks at Cancun. With echoes of Bushs either with ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Web of Deceit: Britain's Real Role in the World by Mark Curtis (Vintage: London, 2003, 512 pp.) by David Edwards
On September 28, Tony Blair once again lied to the British public on the BBCs Breakfast With Frost program, saying of Saddam: W... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Obesity Epidemic: The business opportunities in obesity by Yves Engler
In early October there was a quirky report about U.S coffin makers increasing the size of their product. What this reveals is anything but funny. Obesi... More / Printer Friendly Version
Ashcrofts Offensive by Jeffrey Frank
For the past few months, Attorney General John Ashcroft has been on a 19-city tour to convince the public that the USA Patriot Act (USAPA) is the essen... More / Printer Friendly Version
Executing Justice: An interview with Padre Javier Giraldo by Site Administrator
In 1988 Padre Javier Giraldo, a Jesuit priest, was instrumental in founding a human rights organization, originally Catholic and now ecumenical: the Co... More / Printer Friendly Version
Liberals In Search of a Foreign Policy: Imperialism as democracy? by Edward Herman
It is very interesting watching the liberals seek a foreign policy position that will differentiate them from the conservatives. After all, they can... More / Printer Friendly Version
Attention LA Shoppers by Lee Siu hin
Since mid-October, 70,000 supermarket clerks from nearly 900 Vons, Albertsons, and Ralphs supermarkets in southern California have been engaged in a ro... More / Printer Friendly Version
Buying Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan: U.S. efforts to maintain imperial credibility by James Ingalls
The Christian Science Monitor (September 8, 2003) calls it Nation Building, Redoubled. A desperate new push by the Bush administration ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The National Writers Union Circus by Sue Katz
A cataclysmic National Writers Union (NWU) annual Delegates Assembly in September has brought profound changes to the NWU. The parent union UAW (United... More / Printer Friendly Version
American Empire: The REailities & Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy by Andrew J. Bacevich (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002); Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World by Walter Russell Mead (New York: Routledge, 2 by Joseph Nevins
Until recently, mainstream U.S. political pundits rarely applied the term imperialist to the United States. Such a term was unflattering to... More / Printer Friendly Version
Wesley Clark & Howard Dean by Josh Frank
Enthusiastic support for front- running Democratic presidential contenders Wesley Clark and Howard Dean from liberals and some progressives reveals the... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Weaker-thans Grow Strong by Jeff Shaw
While a member of the influential political punk group Propagandhi, John K. Samson played bass on progressive thrash tunes about veganism, U.S. militar... More / Printer Friendly Version
Brand Loyalty and the Absence of Remorse by Norman Solomon
Midway through this month, a Wall Street Journal headline captured the flimflam spirit that infuses so much of what passes for mass communications thes... More / Printer Friendly Version
An Interview with John Carlos by Dave Zirin
Thirty-five years ago this October, John Carlos became one half of perhaps the most famous (or infamous) moment in Olympic history. After winning the b... 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: 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/.