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Criminalizing the Charitable
Jenna e. Ziman
I Dreamed I Was In â€¦
Welfare Rights Activism
John potash and laurel Carpenter
Rural Prison as Colonial Master
New Party Report: Making Work â€¦
Human Rights Watch World Report â€¦
Haiti: The Roof Is Leaking
Word Tricks & Propaganda
Liggett Narcs Joe Camel
Cleaning up the Hamptons
Mobuto Was Chaos
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Criminalizing the Charitable by Jenna e. Ziman
Jenna E. Ziman In cities throughout the world, a silent "war against the poor" is brewing, and control over food distribution is one of its most effective ... More / Printer Friendly Version
I Dreamed I Was In A Bra Ad in My Maidenform Bra by Lydia Sargent
Lydia Sargent Gals, there is a controversy raging here at Hotel Satire. Its terrible. Mom gals arent speaking to daughter gals and vice verse. Gals who... More / Printer Friendly Version
An interview with Cheri Honkala at Temple University, April 14, 1997 by John potash and laurel Carpenter
John Potash and Laurel Carpenter Cheri Honkala is a welfare recipient who is co-chair of the National Welfare Rights Union, as well as the leader of Philadelphias Kens... More / Printer Friendly Version
Rural Prison as Colonial Master by Christian Parenti
Christian Parenti In 1964 a tsunami swept over Crescent City, California completely destroying the downtown. Only nine people died, but the townnestled just below... More / Printer Friendly Version
New Party Report: Making Work Pay by Steve Macek
Steve Macek Like most citi... More / Printer Friendly Version
Human Rights Watch World Report 1997: Events Of 1996 by Tom Johnson
In January 1997, the international human rights organization, Human Rights Watch, released its seventh annual report on the worldwide condition of human rights. The... More / Printer Friendly Version
Haiti: The Roof Is Leaking by Clara James
Clara James On April 6, Haiti held elections to fill one-third of the Senate seats and positions on over 500 communal and town councils. The only problem was, most ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Word Tricks & Propaganda by Edward Herman
Edward S. Herman The mainstream media carry out their propaganda service on behalf of the corporate and political establishment in many ways: by choice of topics addres... More / Printer Friendly Version
Liggett Narcs Joe Camel by Bob Harris
Bob Harris In the first breath of fresh air a tobacco company has ever provided, Liggett has finally admitted that "cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, hear... More / Printer Friendly Version
Newspeak by Wayne Grytting
Wayne Grytting Advertisers Becoming Literate Major advertisers are "changing the rules of magazine publishing," reports the Wall Street Journal, by ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Media and Democracy 1997 -- Preview by Z Staff
In any event, at the recent LAAMN meeting there was apparently a lively and productive discussion of the upcoming Congress and how it might be most effective. To start, LAAMN pro... More / Printer Friendly Version
Cleaning up the Hamptons by Corey Dolgon
Corey Dolgon On April 16, over 100 people gathered to support the Coalition for Justice (CFJ), a group formed by Southampton College (SC) custodians who were recen... More / Printer Friendly Version
Mobuto Was Chaos by George Wright
George Wright As this article is being written in early May, the 32-year regime of Zairean President Mobutu Sese Seko is coming to an end. A guerrilla offensive carried... More / Printer Friendly Version
Inside Pacifica by David Adelson
David Adelson As a member of the Local Advisory Board (LAB) of Pacifica's KPFK (90.7 FM Los Angeles) I am charged with mediating effective communication between the sta... More / Printer Friendly Version
Expanding the Floor of the Cage, Part IIl by Noam Chomsky
[This essay is part of the ZNet Classics series. Three times a week we will re-post an article that we think is of timeless importance. This one was first published June, 1997. BARSAMIAN: You&rs... More / Printer Friendly Version
Cuba & South Africa by Joel Kovel
Joel Kovel The linkage between Castro’s Cuba and Mandela’s South Africa runs deep. Cuban slave society was less efficient in demolishing ties to Africa than ... 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: 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/.