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John laforge and bonnie Urfer
Q & A
War & Peace
Henry A. Giroux
Jennifer baumgardner and amy Richards
Slippin' & Slidin'
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Table of Contents - February 2001
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How Dubya Got To Be President by Paul Street
By Paul Street On January 20, George W. Bush began his reign as perhaps one of the meanest and certainly one of the dumbest presidents in the history of the United States. He becomes t... More / Printer Friendly Version
Feminists Are Undermining Our Society On Purpose! by Lydia Sargent
Welcome to Hotel Satire, where a Bush is back in the White House, at last. Surely he will avert the crisis that has been brewing for the last EIGHT yearsa feminist takevoer of the Whi... More / Printer Friendly Version
Defying the Sanctions by Site Administrator
Michael Parenti Upon disembarking from the Olympic Airways plane that brought me to Iraq in November 2000, I could see some of the effects of the Western-imposed sanctions. What was o... More / Printer Friendly Version
COSATU Conference by Rebecca Minnich
On a brilliantly sunny November afternoon in Cape Town, 12 seasoned labor organizers are gathered in conference at the Western Cape headquarters of the Congress of South African Trade Union... More / Printer Friendly Version
Rebels with a Cause: a documentary on SDS by Site Administrator
Get together 28 articulate, socially committed veterans of the largest radical student organization of the 1960s. Get them to talk about their experience in that tumultuous decades ba... More / Printer Friendly Version
Introduction To Putumayo by Cecilia Zarate-laun
Cecilia Zarate-Laun Last year the United States Congress and the Clinton administration made Colombia the third largest recipient of U.S. military assistance, approving a $1.3 billion... More / Printer Friendly Version
Her Majesty's Tireless Threatens Mediterranean by John laforge and bonnie Urfer
LaForge and Bonnie Urfer The near reactor meltdown aboard Britain's submarine HMS Tireless, its spill of radioactive cooling water into the Mediterranean, and a risky, experimental, a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Russia's Medical System Collapse as "Freedom's Toll" by Edward Herman
Edward S. Herman On December 3, 2000, with Michael Wines's front-page article “An Ailing Russia Lives a Tough Life That's Getting Shorter,” the New York Times began a series on the di... More / Printer Friendly Version
Imperialism, Human Rights, and Protectionism by Robin Hahnel
Recently I was asked to answer some questions about tactical choices facing the movement against corporate sponsored globalization. Unfortunately, people and groups inside the movement diff... More / Printer Friendly Version
Aerospace Executives On Bush Star Wars Team by Karl Grossman
U.S. preparations to wage war in and from space will be getting a huge boost with the assumption of power of George W. Bush and Richard Cheney. They represent a confluence of corporate a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Zero Tolerance, Part 2 by Henry A. Giroux
Henry A. Giroux Critics rightfully argue that as the War on Poverty ran out of steam with the social and economic crisis that emerged in the 1970s, it has been replaced with an emphas... More / Printer Friendly Version
Upset in San Francisco by Tom Gallagher
Mayor Willie Brown recently donated one of his famous fedoras for a time capsule that will show future San Franciscans what their city was like in 2000. The mayors generosity may have... More / Printer Friendly Version
Who Should Nominate Political Candidates? by Don Fitz
Don Fitz The most important election reform for U.S. progressives is winning the right of political parties to select their own candidates. Why expend tremendous effort to win instant... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Jennifer baumgardner and amy Richards
Ariana Ghasedi & Andy Cornell With Bush poised to create a straight flush Republican government, with female incarceration rates soaring as poverty is increasingly feminized, the... More / Printer Friendly Version
Voting Patterns and Abstentions by Noam Chomsky
In commenting on the November 2000 elections (Z January), I only hinted at important considerations that lend further insight into the functioning of contemporary democracy: patterns of vot... More / Printer Friendly Version
Best of 2000 by Sandy Carter
The pop world of 2000 was a dreadful mess, still dominated by boy band bromides, naughty sweet boy toys, rap-metal meatheads, and gangsta nihilism. Against that backdrop rises the sensation... More / Printer Friendly Version
Feminism and Hollywood by Michael Bronski
Bronski No one these days thinks that there is one brand of feminism—pure as Ivory Snow—and nowhere else is this brought to the fore than in how Hollywood manufactures and produces fe... More / Printer Friendly Version
John Ashcroft: Attorney General from the Right by Bill Berkowitz
Bill Berkowitz The Reverend Pat Robertson and other Christian Right leaders received an early Christmas present on Friday, December 22, when President-elect George W. Bush named Senat... More / Printer Friendly Version
Junked Workers Test NAFTA by David Bacon
Plant managers called them the jonkeadosthe junked ones. They were workers who got so sick, so chronically disabled, that they were given special jobs. But they weren... More / Printer Friendly Version
Black Farmers Asssociation by Colin Mclaughlin-alcock
The Reverend Willie J. Burns is a black family farmer. Years ago, increasingly high operating costs in an increasingly unprofitable business forced him to turn to the U.S. Department of Agr... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bashing Bush? by Z Staff
resistance. Further, Z argued during the campaign, that Bush, saddled by powerful opposition due to a strong Nader turnout and subsequent Nader and Green activism would impact short a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Global Warming And Realo-Fundi Greens by Joel Kovel
The breakdown last November 25 of the Hague talks on ratifying the 1997 Kyoto protocols on global warming was bad news indeed. But it would have been worse had the U.S. gotten its way... 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/.