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Law & Order
R. valeria Treves
keith harmon snow
Eleanor J. Bader
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Table of Contents - June 2004
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Bush, Veterans, & the Confederacy by Kyle Tucker
I t is disturbing that President Bush not only has refused to attend the funeral of any service- person killed in Iraq, but also refuses t... More / Printer Friendly Version
Compstat, NYPD, & Mad Data by R. valeria Treves
S candal erupted in the New York City Police Department in March 2004 when the Police Benevolent Association (PBA), a police officers union, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
An Ocean of Resistance by Ed Tant
W e have to become not just a military superpower, but a ‘humanitarian’ superpower,” historian Howard Zinn told a large audience at ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Country Joe by Norman Solomon
S ince the release of their first two albums in 1967— Electric Music for the Mind and Body along with I-Feel-Like-I&rsquo... More / Printer Friendly Version
This War and Racism by Norman Solomon
A mong the millions of words that have appeared since late April about abuse and torture at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, one has been no... More / Printer Friendly Version
State Terror in Ethiopia by keith harmon snow
T he East African nation of Ethiopia is the latest U.S. terror war ally to turn its guns on indigenous peoples in a zone coveted by corporate ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Extreme Advertising!?! by Lydia Sargent
W elcome to Hotel Satire, a place where gals gather to learn how to be the domestic appendages/sex objects they were born to be. The... More / Printer Friendly Version
Inside The Cells Of Abu Ghraib by Kurt Nimmo
D amn video and digital cameras. If not for the availability of these electronic devices, it is possible the world would have never ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Beyond Doublespeak: Iraq & Israel by Edward Herman
B ush, Sharon, and the media are steadily breaking new ground in the use of language to put aggression, pacification, ethnic clean- sing, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Kosovo Five Years Later by Aidan Hehir
N o military campaign in history was so heralded as “the right thing to do” by Western political leaders before, during, and a... More / Printer Friendly Version
All In A Day's Work by Carolyn Crane
M edea Benjamin began her political life in high school with a fascination for global events that eventually landed her a job with the United ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Blue Mountain Clinic, Montana by Raquel Castellanos
O n a brisk Missoula morning last September, anti-choice extremists showed up at Blue Mountain Clinic to harass and heckle women accessing ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Behind the War On Terror by David Barsamian
N afeez Mossadeq Ahmed, based in the UK, is the executive director of the Institute for Policy Research & Development. He is the author ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Brazil’s Drumbeat by Teo Ballvé
I f Brazil’s pulse were audible, it would be a drumbeat. Undoubtedly, music breathes life into many of the country’s traditions: ... More / Printer Friendly Version
March For Women’s Lives by Eleanor J. Bader
L ike many who participated in the April 25 March for Women’s Lives, nurse Joyce Amit marched in memory of women she had never met. “Two ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bay Area Grocery Workers by Javier Armas
U -F-C-W! Safeway, we’re coming through!” chanted hundreds of UFCW members and officials at a meeting held on March 14 at the ILWU ... More / Printer Friendly Version
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HUMAN RIGHTS - The U.S. Human Rights Network will celebrate its 10th anniversary with the Advancing Human Rights 2013 Conference, December 6-8, in Atlanta, GA.
Contact: 250 Georgia Avenue SE, Suite 330, Atlanta, GA 30312; firstname.lastname@example.org; http:// www.ushrnetwork.org/.
AFRICAN/SOCIALIST - The Sixth Congress of the African People’s Socialist Party USA will be held December 7-11, in St. Petersburg, FL.
Contact: 1245 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705; 727- 821-6620; info@aps puhuru.org; http://asiuhuru.org/.
SCHOOLS - The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) will host a workshop on the DSC “Model Code on Education and Dignity: Presenting A Human Rights Framework for Schools” at the Mid-Hudson Region NY State Leadership Summit on School Justice Partnerships, December 11 in White Plains, NY.
Contact: http://www.dignityin schools.org/.
ANARCHIST/BOOKFAIR - The Humboldt Anarchist Book Fair will be held December 14, in Eureka, CA.
Contact: humboldtgrassroots @riseup.net; http://humbold tanarchist bookfair.wordpress. com/.
CLIMATE - The World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities is hosting a follow-up event to the 2012 Rio de Janeiro symposium. The gathering will be held in Qatar on January 28-30, 2014.
Contact: http://environment.tufts. edu/.
LABOR - The United Association for Labor Education (UALE) will host Organizing for Power: A New Labor Movement for the New Working Class in Los Angeles, March 26-29. Proposals are due December 15.
Contact: LAWCHA, 226 Carr Building (East Campus), Box 90719, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0719;lawcha @duke. edu; http://lawcha.org/.
MEDIA FELLOWSHIP - The Media Mobilizing Project is seeking applicants for the first annual Movement Media Fellowship Program. The Fellow will work with MMP to produce the spring season of Media Mobilizing Project TV. MMPTV is a news and talk show that tells the stories of local communities organizing to win human rights and build a movement to end poverty.
Contact: 4233 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104; 215-821- 9632; milena@media mobilizing.org; http://www.media mobilizing.org/.
RACE - The 7th Facing Race: A National Conference will be held in Dallas, TX November 13-15, 2014. Organizers, educators, artists, funders and everyone interested in racial equity is invited to exchange best practices and learn about innovative models and successful organizing initiatives. Proposals must be submitted by January 24, 2014.
Contact: Race Forward, 32 Broadway, Suite 1801, New York, NY 10004; 212-513-7925; media @raceforward.org; http://race forward.org/.
VETERANS - They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars - The Untold Story, by Ann Jones, is about the journey of veterans from the moment of being wounded in rural Afghanistan to their return home.
Contact: Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618; 773-583-7884; http://www.haymarketbooks.org/.
LIBYA - Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three-Decade U.S. Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution, by Francis A. Boyle, is a history and critique of American foreign policy from Reagan to Obama.
Contact: Clarity Press, Inc., Ste. 469, 3277 Roswell Rd. NE, Atlanta, GE 30305; 404-647-6501; email@example.com; http://www. claritypress.com/.
CHILDREN - Fannie and Freddie by Becky Z. Dernbach is about two bumbling villains who gamble away the savings of the people of Homeville.
Contact: fannieandfreddiebook @gmail.com; http://fannieand freddie.org/.
PROTEST/COMIC - Fight the Power!: A Visual History of Protest Among English Speaking Peoples, by Sean Michael Wilson and Benjamin Dickson is a graphic narrative that explains how people have fought against oppression.
Contact: Seven Stories Press, 140 Watts Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-226-8760; info@ sevenstories.com; http://www. sevenstories.com.
CHILDREN - Brave Girl by Michelle Markel and illustrated by Melissa Sweet is the true story of Clara Lemlich, a young Ukrainian immigrant who led the largest strike of women workers in U.S. history.
Contact: http://www.harpercollins childrens.com/Kids/.
FESTIVAL - The 2014 Queer Women of Color Film Festival will be held June 13-15 in San Francisco. The festival is currently accepting submissions until December 31.
Contact: QWOCMAP, 59 Cook Street, San Francisco, CA 94118-3310; 415-752-0868; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.qwocmap.org/.
IRAQ/REFUGEES - Ten years after the U.S.-led war in Iraq, thousands of displaced Iraqi refugees are still facing a crisis in the United States. The Lost Dream follows Nazar and Salam who had to flee Iraq in order to avoid threats by Al- Qaeda-affiliated groups and Iraqi insurgents that consider them “traitors” for supporting U.S. forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Contact: Typecast Films, 888- 591-3456; info@type castfilms. com; http://type castfilms.com/.
HUMAN RIGHTS - Lyrical Revolt! III will be held December 4 in Syracuse, NY. The event will feature hip-hop musician Anhel whose album Young, Gifted, and Brown was just released. The event is sponsored by ANSWER Syracuse, Liberation News, and SyracuseHip Hop.com. Performers and artists are encouraged to send submissions.
Contact: email@example.com; http://www.answercoalition.org/syracuse/.
FOLK - Musician Painless Parker has released his album Music for miscreants, malcontents and misanthropes featuring “Fuck Yeah, the Working Class.”
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://painlessparkermusic.com/.
COMEDY - Political comedian Lee Camp’s new album Pepper Spray the Tears Away has been released.