Volume , Number 0
Aaron St. jean
Gabriel matthew Schivone
Nuclear Power Not Clean, Green, â€¦
Tiffany Ten eyck
Z Papers on Strategy
Nicolas J.S. Davies
Gay & Lesbian Community Notes
NOTE: Z Magazine subscribers and sustainers have access to all Z Magazine articles here and in the archive. The latest Z Magazine articles available to everyone are listed in the Free Articles box at the top of the table of contents, and are starred in the list below. Questions? e-mail Z Magazine Online.
Table of Contents - February 2007
All Z Magazine articles are available after two months to everyone.
Eric Weinberger, 1932-2006 by Aaron St. jean
E ric Weinberger, a lifelong activist and organizer in the civil rights, anti-nuclear, and anti-war movements, died on December 15, 2006 a... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Obama Illusion by Paul Street
L ong before any formal announcement (I’m writing this in early January), it was obvious that overnight sensation Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The P.U.-litzer Prizes for 2006 by Norman Solomon
The P.U.-litzer Prizes for 2006 More / Printer Friendly Version
Determining Justice in Our Current History by Gabriel matthew Schivone
G.M: Here in Tucson, Arizona, we are feeling the effects of President Bush’s deployment this past summer of National Guard troops to marshal the U.S. bo... More / Printer Friendly Version
Armed, Cleavaged, and Legal by Lydia Sargent
W elcome to Hotel Satire where gals come to learn how to be men’s decorative appendages—as dictated by God in the Bible, uh, somewhere. ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Nuclear Power Not Clean, Green, or Safe by Sherwood Ross
I n all the annals of spin, few statements are as misleading as Vice President Cheney’s that the nuclear industry operates “efficiently, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Trillian Dollar Income Shift, Part 1 by Jack Rasmus
F or three decades, from 1942 to the mid-1970s, a “great leveling” of incomes between classes in America occurred as the standard of ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Convention on Climate Change by Anne Petermann
T he focus of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2006, held in Nairobi, Kenya was the CDM—the Kyoto Protocol’s ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bush’s Alleged Democracy Goal in Iraq by Edward Herman
L iberation and democracy came late as an alleged major goal of the Bush administration in its invasion-occupation of Iraq. Despite this lateness, and a ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Boston Workers Alliance by Chris Heneghan
M embers of the Boston Workers Alliance (BWA) met last October in New York City for the second national conference of the U.S. Federation of ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bush's Iraq Strategy for 2007 by A.k. Gupta
A fter all the study groups and reports, an electoral repudiation of a failed war, months of deliberation, and hundreds of thousands dead, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Worker Centers Forge Alliances with Unions by Tiffany Ten eyck
T his August, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), consisting of over 140 worker centers that organize mostly immigrant day laborers, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Unions, Activists, & the Global Apparel Industry by Eric Dirnbach
T he global apparel industry is a vast sweatshop enterprise employing tens of millions of workers in over 100 countries. The workers’ ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The War on Terror Comes to Africa by Nick Dearden
E thiopia’s attack on Somalia, backed by a nod from George W. Bush, is a clear sign that the region is high on the U.S. agenda in its “war ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Iraq Study Group by Nicolas J.S. Davies
I n December, the Iraq Study Group (also known as the BakerHamilton Commission) published the most candid review of the crisis in Iraq ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Gay History as Guest Speaker by Michael Bronski
T his year was the fourth time I’ve taught “Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies” at Dartmouth ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Apocalyptic Man by Bill Berkowitz
I n a mid-November blog datelined Jerusalem Joel C. Rosenberg, a bestselling Christian novelist, wrote, “The buzz here in the ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Colombia Solidarity Work by Hans Bennett
A viva Chomsky is professor of history and Latin American Studies at Salem State College in Massachusetts. She is also a founder of the North ... 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/.