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Journal of the 18th Year
Z Papers on Vision
Gender & Race
Gay & Lesbian Notes
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Table of Contents - January 2005
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The State of Z by Z Staff
Z Magazine begins its 18th year this month. We can hardly believe it, especially since we were told at the outset that we could never do it, not with start... More / Printer Friendly Version
New Nukes! by Michael Steinberg
T hey didn’t wait long. In a November 4, 2004 press release, the Department of Energy “announced awards to two nuclear utility-led consortia&hell... More / Printer Friendly Version
Architecture of the New Society by Chris Spannos
E very city is a deeply interconnected web of spatial designs and patterns. From the urban to the suburban, our built environment is carved into commercial and residential areas. Buildings, parking... More / Printer Friendly Version
The PU-litzer Prizes for 2004 by Norman Solomon
T he PU-litzer Prizes were established a dozen years ago to provide special recognition for truly smelly media performances. Jeff Cohen, founder of the media watch g... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pox Americana by Holly Sklar
What a country, our United States. We haven’t had a woman president. We haven’t had a black president. We haven’t had a Latino or Native American president. But we’ve had... More / Printer Friendly Version
Taming the “Banana Republic” by Ben Moxham
I n March of last year, a USAID-funded kid’s book released in East Timor provoked outrage. Faty and Noi’s Adventure to Parliament ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dealing in Death: Bush’s FDA by Don Monkerud
A fter years of supposedly protecting the public from dangerous food and drugs, the FDA has embarked on a path to protect corporate profits at all costs. Even death ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Automating Camera Surveillance by Andrew Kalukin
W ith practice, you can recognize the video spies in the city of Washington, DC. To a casual observer, they resemble lampposts. Some of the cameras have a 360 degree... More / Printer Friendly Version
Alan Keyes, the Republican Party, & the Abortion Debates by William Johnson
S hortly after entering the Illinois Senate race, Republican Keyes called Democratic Senatorial candidate Barack Obama’s pro-choice views on abortion “th... More / Printer Friendly Version
“They Kill Reporters, Don't They?” by Edward Herman
I t has long been a problem for the U.S. imperial establishment that using their ever-improving arsenal of death, in projecting power from Vietnam to Iraq, kills lar... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Non-Election of 2004 by Noam Chomsky
T he elections of November 2004 have received a great deal of discussion, with exultation in some quarters, despair in others, and general lamentation about a &ldquo... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Problem With Martyrs by Michael Bronski
T he moment ABC’s “20/20” announced it would air an hour-long show on the “real facts” behind the 1998 Matthew Shepard murder, controve... More / Printer Friendly Version
Overdosed! by Bill Berkowitz
I n October 2003, Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) introduced House Concurrent Resolution 292, which expressed “the sense of Congress that Congress should adopt an... More / Printer Friendly Version
Abstinence Only Education by Eleanor Bader
D r. Kimber Haddix McKay, an anthropologist who teaches Human Sexuality at the University of Montana-Missoula, thought it would be a good idea to expose her students... More / Printer Friendly Version
Chiapas: Ten Years Later by Chris Arsenault
I t’s been ten years since the Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico launched their rebellion to create “a world where many worlds fit.” Once the heroes of... More / Printer Friendly Version
¡No Más! No More! We Must Stop The Dirty Wars! by Elizabeth Martinez
A s 16,000 people listened, the names of 767 Salvadorans massacred at a single village rang out, one after the other, on a sunny afternoon last November in Columbus, G... 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/.