Mississippi Workers Fight
Palestinian Village Sues
Richard a. Johnson
Z Media Institute Application
Outrageous Gift Offer
Goodbye to Bush Offer
Studs Terkel, 1912-2008
Why We Write About Obama
ON SECOND STREET
Waiting in the Wings
Somalia, the 3rd Front
WAR & PEACE
End of NPT
Marco rosaire Rossi
Holding Bishops Accountable
Eleanor J. Bader
Beyond the Fields
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Health Reform Choice
Bribing the "Tribes"
Roberto j. González
Z Offers & Applications
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IMMIGRANT RIGHTS: Mississippi Workers Fight Racial Division by David Bacon
On August 25, immigration agents swooped down on Howard Industries, a Laurel, Mississippi electrical equipment factory, taking 481 workers to a privatel... More / Printer Friendly Version
LEGAL CHALLENGES: Palestinian Village Sues Over Settlement Construction by Richard a. Johnson
In what is sure to be a landmark case for both Canadian and international law, the Palestinian village of Bil'in, located approximately ten miles northwest of Ramallah... More / Printer Friendly Version
INDIGENOUS ORGANIZING: Social Forum of the Americas by Marc Becker
March led by indigenous peoples and nantionalities of the Americas ... More / Printer Friendly Version
ZMI: Z Media Institute 2009 Application by Z Staff
The 2009 Z Media Institute (ZMI) is scheduled for June 3-12 in Woods Hole, Massacusetts. More information about Z Media Institute is available at the ZMI web pages. A printable P... More / Printer Friendly Version
Z MAGAZINE: The "Outrageous" Gift Subscription Offer by Z Staff
Greetings from Z, It's time for our annual Outrageous Offer, which gives subscribers a chance to buy gift subs... More / Printer Friendly Version
Z VIDEOS: Goodbye to Bush Offer by Z Staff
During our Goodbye to Bush Sale, you can subscribe to Z Magazine for $20 and choose from more than 30 DVDs at the special price of $15 each. You must use the printable PDF form to take ad... More / Printer Friendly Version
MEMORIAL: Studs Terkel, 1912-2008 by Various Contributors
photo by Ellen Shub Louis Terkel was born May 16, 1912 in Bronx, N... More / Printer Friendly Version
FREEDOM RIDER: Why We Write About Obama by Margaret Kimberley
Caught up and rendered silly by Obamamania, Black progressives who should know better have unilaterally disarmed themselves in surrender to a media-amplified eup... More / Printer Friendly Version
POST-ELECTION DIRECTION: What Now? by Michael Albert
There is now a consensus, and rightly so, that the election process and tally were historic for their impact on party alignments, public mood, race relation... More / Printer Friendly Version
ON SECOND STREET: Waiting in the Wings by Lydia Sargent
I watched the election results until well after midnight on November 4. I was struck by the incredibly emotional crowd response to the election of the first black president at Obama's acceptance sp... More / Printer Friendly Version
CATACLYSMS: Somalia, the Third Front Revisited by Matthew Blood
Somalia today is approaching a cataclysm not seen since the early 1990s, and the U.S. role has added in no small part to the misery that once again engulfs the war-weary Horn of Africa nation. The... More / Printer Friendly Version
WAR & PEACE: The New Framework & the End of the NPT by Marco rosaire Rossi
On January 30, 1948, just a few hours before his assassination, Mahatma Gandhi answered one of his last—and perhaps most important—questions: "How wou... More / Printer Friendly Version
DEMOCRACY DEVELOPMENT: Bolivian Crisis in a New South America by Ben Dangl
On September 15, Bolivian President Evo Morales arrived in Santiago, Chile for an emergency meeting of Latin American leader convened to seek a resolution to the recent co... More / Printer Friendly Version
BOOK REVIEW: Holding Bishops Accountable by Eleanor J. Bader
By Timothy D. Lytton; Harvard University Press, 2008, 286 pp. Twenty-five years ago residents of Henry, Louisiana were stunned to discov... More / Printer Friendly Version
BOOK REVIEW: Beyond the Fields by Steve Early
By Randy Shaw; University of California Press, 2008, 347 pp. The Vietnam-era spawned many political activists on the left, right, and center. So... More / Printer Friendly Version
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THE ECONOMY: Obama's Economic Program by Jack Rasmus
What is Obamanomics? Having just won the presidential election, perhaps it is timely to take a closer look at what Obama's proposed economic program during the campaig... More / Printer Friendly Version
FOG WATCH: Neoliberalism and Bottom-Line Morality by Edward Herman
From the Reagan era onward I have been impressed with how regularly liberal and left-leaning economists I knew, who went to work in industry and finance, very soon bec... More / Printer Friendly Version
DOMESTIC POLICY: Health Reform via Guaranteed Choice by Roger Bybee
America's health care system further unraveled relentlessly in 2008, with the Wall Street meltdown and economic uncertainty adding to citizens' anxiety over thei... More / Printer Friendly Version
IMPERIAL TACTICS: Bribing the "Tribes" by Roberto j. González
In recent years U.S. Army officers have taken an obsessive interest in the "tribes" of Iraq. It stems from events in the western Iraqi province of al-Anbar, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
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FREE LISTINGS: Zaps - December 2008 by Various submissions
Events HR DAY - December 10 is Human Rights Day as declared by the United Nations. On that date in 1948, 48 members of the UN, including the United Sta... 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/.