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Stephen R. Shalom
Organizing The Military
Gay & Lesbian Community Notes
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Let It Be…Naked by John Zavesky
L et It Be has been documented on film and record. The recording sessions that resulted in the album have been written abo... More / Printer Friendly Version
U.S. Training of Foreign Militaries by Stefan Wray
W hile 10,000 gathered in Columbus, Georgia in November outside the gates of Fort Benning to demand the closure of the Army’s School ... More / Printer Friendly Version
European Social Forum 2003 by Z Staff
Z attended the second European Social Forum from November 12-16, 2003 held in France at four venues: Saint Denis, Paris, Ivry- sur-Seine, and Bobigny. It... More / Printer Friendly Version
A Saddam Chronology by Stephen R. Shalom
Saddam Hussein is one of the world’s great monsters. Nothing would be more welcome than to have him put on trial, a trial which could offer I... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Miami Model by Jeremy Scahill
W e were loading our video equipment into the trunk of our car when a fleet of bicycle cops sped up and formed a semi-circle around us. Th... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Real Worry Should Be Sharon Not Arafat by John Ryan
T he recently released text of the Geneva Accord seems about as good a deal as could be worked out for a Two-State Solution, unless it’s ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Media Reform by Daniel Mcleod
O n June 2, 2003 the FCC voted to relax key media ownership rules, that would pave the way for a renewed wave of corporate consolidation i... More / Printer Friendly Version
McDonalds, Cheeseburgers, & Charity by William Macdougal
N ovember 20, 2003 was World Children’s Day at McDonald’s. “Save the date to help the world’s children” was the campaign ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Our Dealey Bread by Sonny Laymatina
Every time I hear someone say the U.S. lost its innocence on November 22, 1963, I say tell it to the slaves and Native Americans who lost theirs fi... More / Printer Friendly Version
Veterans for Peace by Ellen Hinchcliffe
S upport Our Troops remains the favorite cliché to haul out during every war to silence dissent. A review of the facts, however, exposes ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bigger & More Repressive Government by Edward Herman
T he right wing speaks regularly about the menace of “big government” and the importance of shrinking “the beast,” but they ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Great Iraq Heist by A.k. Gupta
Forget for a moment about quagmire, the growing heaps of U.S. and Iraqi dead, and the rebellious population. George Bush, Paul Bremer, and gan... More / Printer Friendly Version
Wisconsin Media Conference by Diane Farsetta
M edia scholars, reporters, and activists converged in Madison, Wisconsin from November 7 to 9. The big draw was the National Conference on ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Truth About Reagan And AIDS by Michael Bronski
T he last two months I’ve been teaching a course entitled “Plagues and Politics: The Impact of AIDS on U.S. Culture.” So when ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Alliance for Environmental Disaster by Bill Berkowitz
F or folks who think President George W. Bush is getting a “bad rap” on his environmental record, a new organization has emerged ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Resisting War: October 25 and Beyond by Hans Bennett
F ernando Suarez del Solar’s Marine son was one of the first U.S. soldiers to die during the recent U.S. invasion of Iraq. Suarez del Solar ... More / Printer Friendly Version
A New Kind of Freedom Ride by Ricky Baldwin
S everal busloads of citizens, resident aliens, and undocumented workers departed from ten U.S. cities on September 26, making stops in over ... 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/.