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Nukes On Our Roads by Michael Steinberg
S everal recent accidents on U.S. interstate highways involving trucks carrying radioactive materials have revealed heightened activity in the transporta... More / Printer Friendly Version
Making an Example of Ehren Watada by Norman Solomon
T he people running the Iraq war were eager to make an example of Ehren Watada at a court martial in February. But the man on trial set a profound exampl... More / Printer Friendly Version
It’s A Man’s World, Sweetie by Lydia Sargent
W elcome to Hotel Satire where gals come to learn “How to be a Decorative Appendage.” Never has it been more necessary to teach gals their pl... More / Printer Friendly Version
Lessons from Ben Suc by Ronald Osborn
T he mendacity and criminality of the U.S. war on Vietnam are matters of historical record, yet easily forgotten is the role that so-called ... More / Printer Friendly Version
"Execution Class" by Gary Olson
I n October 1987 we mailed a 32-page brochure to 40,000 people, asking them to suscribe to a new radical magazine covering a wide range of topics and featuring over 35 regular writers from Noam Cho... More / Printer Friendly Version
O n Saturday January 27, 2007, hundreds of thousands of peace protestors responded to President Bush’s call for a troop surge with a peace surge of... More / Printer Friendly Version
Making Social Change With Music by Jeff Nall
I n the 2004 election, hardly a week went by without the mainstream media deriding an actor or musician for speaking up against the re-election of Presid... More / Printer Friendly Version
Communal Councils in Venezuela by Josh Lerner
R arely has a basketball game competed so directly with a revolution. On this Sunday afternoon in Las Delicias, however, a communal council ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Columnist & Humorist Molly Ivins 1944-2007 by Wikipedia
M ary Tyler “Molly” Ivins (August 30, 1944–January 31, 2007) was a U.S. newspaper columnist, political commentator, and bestselling aut... More / Printer Friendly Version
T he U.S. establishment takes a “pragmatic” view of the merits of elections, with approval or disapproval depending on how well it “wor... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Right Wing on Campus by Carolyn Crane
A nuradha Mittal is the founder of the Oakland Institute, a policy think tank. In 2005 the Institute published a paper outlining the role of right-wing o... More / Printer Friendly Version
U.S. Biochemical Research by Carolina Cositore
F or most nonscientists, the word biochemical causes our brains to shut down and skip over whatever scientific “gobbledygook” follows. Combin... More / Printer Friendly Version
Listen, Gore by Mitchel Cohen
A l Gore’s film An Inconvenient Truth raises the issue of global warming in a way that scares the bejeezus out of viewers, as it should, since the consequences of global climate change are tr... More / Printer Friendly Version
Remembering Tillie Olsen by Christopher Capozzola
T illie Lerner was never supposed to be a writer. She grew up poor. She dropped out of high school. She was a teenage mother. She worked long hours to su... More / Printer Friendly Version
Camping it Up with The Bad Seed by Michael Bronski
S he is instantly recognizable as a camp icon. With her flouncing gingham dress, blond pigtails, obnoxious bangs, and disingenuously angelic voice, eight... More / Printer Friendly Version
Prussian Blue by Chip Berlet
I n the film Cabaret , set just prior to World War II, there is a chilling scene where a cherubfaced young boy is framed in a tight close-up a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pacific Legal Foundation by Bill Berkowitz
I n early December, several hundred pro-affirmative action demonstrators carrying signs reading “Fight for Equality” gathered outside the U.S... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Other Campaign, APPO, and the Left by Gustavo Esteva
I don't know how to say what I want to say. We're on the brink of a precipice, the sky's about to fall. At the same time, we're full of hope... 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; email@example.com; 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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; email@example.com; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; http://painlessparkermusic.com/.
COMEDY - Political comedian Lee Camp’s new album Pepper Spray the Tears Away has been released.