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Jennifer baumgardner and amy Richards
Dallas Living Wage Coalition holds â€¦
The Second Coming Of Patti â€¦
Pinochet's Trial and Tribulations
The Interactive Commercial, Coming Soon â€¦
Dr. Laura: Moral Dominatrix
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Battle of Brooklyn's Domino Sugar by Clayton Sinyai
Now well into its eighth month, the International Longshoremens Association (ILA) Local 1814s strike against the Domino Sugar refinery in the Williamsburg section o... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Wage Gap by Jennifer baumgardner and amy Richards
Around the same time that it was revealed that Naomi Wolf, the feminist and author, was acting as an advisor for Al Gore and being paid $20,000 a month, Oxygen network for wome... More / Printer Friendly Version
The April Actions by Z Staff
It is April 18th, too soon to arrive at conclusions about the anti-WTO/World Bank demonstrations in Washington, DC, but a good time for congratulations. First, issue... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dallas Living Wage Coalition by Cliff Pearson
On March 7, approximately 75 members of the Dallas Living Wage Coalition gathered at 9:00 AM at Dallas City Hall in the council briefing room for a special meeting with t... More / Printer Friendly Version
Cliff Pearson On March 7, 2000 approximately 75 members of the Dallas Living Wage Coalition gathered at 9:00 AM at Dallas City Hall in the council briefing room for a spec... More / Printer Friendly Version
The NATO-Media Lie Machine by Edward Herman
NATOs humanitarian enterprise in Kosovo was built on a structure of lies, many of them flowing from NATO headquarters and officials of the NATO powe... More / Printer Friendly Version
George W. Bush by Bob Harris
Can you name the president of Chechnya?Andy Hiller, WHDH- TV Boston, to George W. Bush, 11/4/99 No, can you?George W. Bush Y... More / Printer Friendly Version
In Retrospect by Noam Chomsky
The absurdity of the principle of retrospective justification is, surely, recognized at some level. Accordingly, many attempts to justify the NATO bombing take a different tack... More / Printer Friendly Version
Home Sweet Home? by Susan Chimonas
As the 2000 election draws near, we presumably will hear much about the candidates family values. Republicans and Democrats alike will invariably express thei... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Second Coming Of Patti Smith by Sandy Carter
Carter Although rock and roll has never abandoned rebel style and attitude, over the past two decades it has gradually given up its power to inspire utopian dreams. The best ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Pinochet's Trial and Tribulations by Roger Burbach
The return of Augusto Pinochet to Chile has sparked a broad movement to bring the former dictator to trial. Ricardo Lagos, the newly installed socialist president, in his first... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Interactive Commercial, Coming Soon to a TV Near You by Jessica Brown
Jessica Brown A teenager is sprawled in front of a television set, remote control in hand. Her show has just been interrupted, for the third time in a half-hour, with an ad ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dr. Laura: Moral Dominatrix by Michael Bronski
Its the voice that you cant get out of your headaggressive, accusatory, and grotesquely girlishit emanates from the radio in a steady stream... More / Printer Friendly Version
Public Relations: Corporate Spin and Propaganda by David Barsamian
Stuart Ewen is a professor of media studies at Hunter College in New York. He is the author of a number of books on the media and public relations, most notably PR: A Social Hi... 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.
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/.