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What Do Women Want?
Medical Industrial Complex
Slippin' & Slidin'
Gay And Lesbian Community Notes
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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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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.