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Michael d. Yates
D. stanley Eitzen
Chutes & Ladders
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Table of Contents - March 1999
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Frederick Taylor by Michael d. Yates
I do not think that many faculty members would challenge the notion that their universities are run by people who are primarily managers and not academics. At the University ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Monsanto: A Checkered History by Brian Tokar
Headquartered just outside St. Louis, Missouri, the Monsanto Chemical Company was founded in 1901 by John Francis Queeny. Queeny, a self-educated chemist, brought the technology to manufa... More / Printer Friendly Version
Welfare Reform in the Global Economy by Katherine Sciacchitano
More than the embarrassment of his impeachment, Bill Clinton's legacy will be the disgrace of his welfare reform debacle. Elected initially to help safeguard the safety net a... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Philippines Revolution by James Petras
Nearly 100 years ago, U.S. Marines invaded the newly independent Philippines and killed anywhere from a quarter of a million (U.S. military estimates) to a half million Filip... More / Printer Friendly Version
Transparency: Fad Word/Pseudo Remedy by Edward Herman
In the recent evolution of fad words and clichés we have already digested, exhausted, and moved past deregulation, privatization, and restructuring, and latched onto “transpa... More / Printer Friendly Version
Capitalist Globalism In Crisis by Robin Hahnel
If international trade and investment actually reduced international economic inequality, if it actually reduced strain on the environment, if it actually increased ds global eff... More / Printer Friendly Version
Upward Mobility Through Sport? by D. stanley Eitzen
Typically, Americans believe that sport is a path to upward social mobility. This belief is based on the obvious examples we see as poor boys and men (rarely girls and women)... More / Printer Friendly Version
Chutes & Ladders by Elsa Davidson
Elsa Davidson Jeanette” leaned against the shabby exterior of Welfare Center 62, an infant daughter on one shoulder. Although Social Security had issued Jeanette a notice statin... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Future of History, Part I by David Barsamian
Howard Zinn, professor emeritus at Boston University, is one of this country's most distinguished historians. He was an active figure in the civil rights and anti-Vietnam War... 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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