Volume , Number 0
New Party Report
Paul von Blum
Henry Rosemont, jr.
Slippin' & Slidin'
Queering the Scouts
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Towards "2000 in 2000" by Sue Wall
One candidate grew up working in Hong Kong sweatshops and led the fight as a school board member against accepting funds from Nike. Another is the chief steward of her union, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Sculptures of Charles Dickson by Paul von Blum
Sculpture has played a powerful role in the artistic heritage of Africa. Too often regarded as "primitive," and routinely consigned to museum "curiosity rooms&q... More / Printer Friendly Version
Are You Femme Enough? by Lydia Sargent
Welcome to Hotel Satirewhere traditional values inhabit our tastefully decorated rooms, where the enterprise is free for those with the right background and breeding, wh... More / Printer Friendly Version
Whither Asia's Economies? by Henry Rosemont, jr.
Throughout the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s big business made the mistake of letting the U.S. government assume the major responsibility for bending Southeast Asia to capital... More / Printer Friendly Version
Economics? by Z Staff
Robert Barro of Harvard recently was offered a $300,000 salary to jump to Columbia. In reaction, MITs Paul Krugman wrote in Microsofts online magazine, Slate:... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Post-Communist Generation by James Petras
The Soviet Union has transited from a repressive and authoritarian communist regime in which social welfare, full employment, and a secure old age predominated to a savage cap... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Gabriel Kolko
Routledge; 190 pp. Review by Asad Ismi What should a communist party do when it leads a nation to victory over the most powerful empire the world has ever known at the cos... More / Printer Friendly Version
Years After The 1968 Columbia Revolt by Bob Feldman
solidarity with justice and freedom for others (in Vietnam and Harlem)and by risking their own privileged futures, they forged meanings and discovered their own humanity. When several... More / Printer Friendly Version
Domestic Constituencies by Noam Chomsky
Let's begin with some simple points, assuming conditions that now prevail--not, of course, the terminus of the unending struggle for freedom and justice. There is a "publ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Short Cuts by Sandy Carter
In the last decade the music industry has gradually discovered the music of American Indians. As a result, at least a small portion of the music buying public has started to h... More / Printer Friendly Version
Queering the Scouts by Michael Bronski
This was a right-wing nightmare that rivaled the image of Barbara Bush and Nancy Reagan announcing that they are lovers on National Coming Out Day, or Kenneth Starr excusing h... More / Printer Friendly Version
Resisting Concessions by Jeremy Brecher
While the number of strikes and strikers plummeted during the 1980s and 1990s, most of the major labor struggles that did take place were in resistance to management demands for ... More / Printer Friendly Version
All The News Fit To Print, Part II by Edward Herman
[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 April, 1998. Pt. 1 / Pt. 2 ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Media Beat by Norman Solomon
Sex-Scandal Coverage Evades Contradictions In the days since Kathleen Willey’s interview on "60 Minutes," media outlets have flooded us with renewed debates over President Clinton&... 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/.