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What Do Women Want?
Medical Industrial Complex
Slippin' & Slidin'
Gay And Lesbian Community Notes
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Table of Contents - May 2001
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What Do Women Want? by Z Staff
Staff It drives many “second wave” feminists nuts when men and/or mainstream media intone, “Well, what do you women want, anyway?” This, of course, implies some combination of ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Zapatista Caravan by Marie Trigona
The Zapatista rebels made a historic journey to Mexico City this March in order to rally support and to make demands for indigenous rights in Mexico. An estimated 200,000 people cam... More / Printer Friendly Version
Rationing Health Care Is Not Necessary by Kip Sullivan
Sullivan Rationing has long been a dirty word in the health care reform debate. HMOs hotly deny that they are engaged in rationing. Politicians decry rationing, whether it is infl... More / Printer Friendly Version
Gustavo Esteva by Sophie Style
Sophie Style Gustavo Esteva is a Mexican grassroots activist and “de- professionalized” intellectual. He is the author of more than 500 essays and a dozen books, including Grassro... More / Printer Friendly Version
Race, Prison, and Poverty by Paul Street
Street In the last two-and-a-half decades, the prison population has undergone what the United States Bureau of Justice Statistics director Jan Chaiken last year called “liter... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Digital Promise Of A Global Village by Norman Solomon
Norman Solomon Many Americans have seen the digital dream of global communications vividly expressed on TV commercials for Cisco Systems. Eager to promote its theme of “empowering... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dear Sisters by Lydia Sargent
In Dear Sisters Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon set out to document a “social movement that changed America.” They note that while women's liberation was “the largest so... More / Printer Friendly Version
U.S. China Conflict by James Petras
James Petras The resolution of the conflict between China and the U.S. is over much more than the U.S. airpeople and airplane in Chinese possession and the question of a U.S. ... More / Printer Friendly Version
On Celibacy, Cigars, and Sales Pitches by Cynthia Peters
Cynthia Peters It's practically a cliché to say that the marketplace uses sex to sell. Not only do the commercials feature attractive female hands caressing gear shifts, but the ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Electromagnetic Weapons by Frank Morales
Frank Morales In a neatly calculated “unveiling” of weapons designed for social control, for use against civilians and the suppression of dissent, the Pentagon has gone “transpare... More / Printer Friendly Version
Israel's Approved Ethnic Cleansing by Edward Herman
Edward S. Herman As described in Part 1, Israel has been able to establish and maintain a “Jewish” state —hence a racist state—and systematically “redeem” the land from the large ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Make The Switch by Ron Galaktik
Ron Galaktik There are a lot of reasons for border patrols and border wars, a lot of empty-headed and tight-fisted justifications for keeping the thems out and the uses in. ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Spring Reviews by Sandy Carter
Carter Dolly Parton, Little Sparrow (Sugar Hill/ Blue Eye) In an interview decades ago, the great Merle Haggard lamented the fact that one of country music's most talented... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Marc Rich Hearings by Margie Burns
Margie Burns Regrettably, Congressperson Dan Burton suspended hearings on former President Clinton's pardon of fugitive trader Marc Rich. The hearings could have told us something... More / Printer Friendly Version
Anti-Harassment Policies by Michael Bronski
Michael Bronski Since Columbine, school shootings and killings have become so routine, even commonplace, that they have lost their initial horror. The downside is that they have b... More / Printer Friendly Version
Liberating the Mind from Orthodoxies by David Barsamian
David Barsamian Noam Chomsky, long-time political activist, writer, and professor of linguistics at MIT, is the author of numerous books and articles on U.S. foreign policy, inter... 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: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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; email@example.com; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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; email@example.com; 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; http://yeacamp.org/.