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Nuclear Contamination In Connecticut
John M. Laforge
Global Spin: The Corporate Assault â€¦
Henry A. Giroux
The Freeze: A Look Back
The War On Drugs From â€¦
Slippin' & Slidin'
Onward, Christian Soldiers?
Labor Update: Organizing the New â€¦
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Nuclear Contamination In Connecticut by Michael Steinberg
Steinberg The end of 1997 brought a flurry of media reports in Connecticut about radioactive contamination from the states notorious nuclear power plants. The Connecticut... More / Printer Friendly Version
Nuclear Disarmament by John M. Laforge
The clamor for nuclear disarmament is being raised by millions the world over not only by established peace and anti-nuclear organizations, but by NGOs, scientific panels, retired generals,... More / Printer Friendly Version
The U.S. Jobs Miracle by Edward Herman
In both Europe and the United States, the substantial growth in U.S. jobs over the past several decades has been repeatedly cited in support of the view that a flexible... More / Printer Friendly Version
Global Spin: The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism by Sharon Beder
Chelsea Green, 288 pp. Review by David Edwards This book deals with the real environmental crisisthe crisis that lies in the fact that the modern mass media system is a corpo... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Henry A. Giroux
The assault by corporate America on public education has taken an ominous turn in the last decade. Funded by an array of conservative institutions such as the Heritage Foundation,... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Freeze: A Look Back by Catherine Cevoli
It was the summer of 1992, and I was watching the second presidential debate. George Bush was explaining how Reagans military build-up ended the Cold War. The Russians... More / Printer Friendly Version
A Progressive Online Distribution Center? by Z Staff
Suppose this Fall three different companies release new electronic book products. These are book size consoles weighing a pound or two, with a very readabl... More / Printer Friendly Version
Microbroadcasting by Kate Duncan
The movement for low-power community radio was relatively low-key until Stephen Dunifer founded Free Radio Berkeley with the intent not just to operate a small radio station, but ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Korean Struggle by James Crotty
& Gary Dymski Just a few months after getting a clean bill of economic health from the OECD in mid 1997, South Koreas economy plunged into a foreign exchange crisis. By Decembe... More / Printer Friendly Version
Hordes of Vigilantes & Popular elements defeat MAI, for now by Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky This is a follow-up to my article on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) in the May issue. That went to press a few weeks before the April 27 ... More / Printer Friendly Version
NYU's Chinese Construction Workers by Site Administrator
Stinnett At the New York University (NYU) main building in downtown Manhattanthe building where, in 1911, a sweatshop garment factory fire killed 146 young immigrant work... More / Printer Friendly Version
The War On Drugs From The Supply Side by Cecilia Zarate-laun
Last October 25 a paramilitary patrol landed on the small town of El Aro in Colombia's northern Antioquia province, with the intention of "doing away with the guerrillas.&quo... More / Printer Friendly Version
Feminism and Classic Blues by Sandy Carter
Because blues is such a heavily male dominated musical genre, its often forgotten that the first popular blues recording stars were women. During the 1920s when the emergi... More / Printer Friendly Version
Onward, Christian Soldiers? by Michael Bronski
Gay Pride, Boston, June 21, 1977: It was a hot Saturday afternoon on Boston Common, and the crowd listening to speeches was restless. At long last, Charley Shively (professor of h... More / Printer Friendly Version
Labor Update: Organizing the New Workforce by Jeremy Brecher
Jeremy Brecher Traditionally, the majority of American union members have been blue-collar white males. Over the past quarter-century, this group became a smaller and smaller minorit... 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.
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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.
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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/.