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Vermont Towns Vote Against Biotech Foods by Brian Tokar
Brian Tokar Vermont's annual town meetings, held every year on the first Tuesday in March, are among the oldest surviving institutions of direct democracy in the United States. Dating to w... More / Printer Friendly Version
South End Press: 25 Years of Activist Publishing by Site Administrator
Lydia Sargent It's 1975 and you've spent years fighting the U.S. government's war in Vietnam and have no intention of participating in “the system” that waged that war. What do you do? Well... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Coup in Venezuela: An Interview with Temir Porras by Justin Podur
Justin Podur On April 11, 2002, the elected President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, was overthrown in a military coup. The coup started with a business-called general strike and a media camp... More / Printer Friendly Version
An interview with Noam Chomsky by Domenico Pacitti
Pacitti Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, and political activist. He has long been an indefatigable human rights campaigner and has written more than 30 books and countless ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Rebellion in Argentina by Site Administrator
Nogueira, Josh Breitbart, & Chris Strohm Since Argentina's economy collapsed due to an unsupportable external debt, street protests are the mildest of the daily occurrences. Many banks ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Media and new humanitarian normalization of victor's justice by Edward Herman
S. Herman Despite the overwhelming politicization and abuse of judicial process that has characterized the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY, or Tribunal) ... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Ralph Nader
Review by Tom Gallagher The 1984 Democratic National Platform Committee might have been the last one to have issues voted up or down on their own merits. As amendments came up for vot... More / Printer Friendly Version
Mommy Dearest by Michael Bronski
Michael Bronski I am the gay parent,” declared Rosie O'Donnell to Diane Sawyer on ABC's March 14 “Prime- time Thursday,” during an interview in which she came out of the closet and declared... More / Printer Friendly Version
An interview with Charlotte Ryan by David Barsamian
Barsamian Charlotte Ryan is the author of Prime Time Activism: Media Strategies for Grass Roots Organizing. She is also co-director of the Boston College Media Research and Action Proj... More / Printer Friendly Version
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Background to the Israel-Palestine Crisis by Stephen R. Shalom
What are the modern origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? During World War I, Britain made three different promises regarding historic Palestine. Arab leaders were assured that the land wou... More / Printer Friendly Version
Picking Tomatoes, Picking Fights by Scott Sink
Scott Sink In Immokalee, Florida, when the bus came to a stop, several workers had already crowded around the door. Their eyes revealed a tense urgency, anxiously scanning the seven-foot ... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by James Seckington
Peter Glassgold Review by James Seckington Peter Glassgold's collection, Anarchy! An Anthology of Emma Goldman's Mother Earth, is not only refreshing, but downright intoxicating. Re... 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.
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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.
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LEFT FORUM - The 2013 Left Forum will be held June 7-9, at Pace University in NYC.
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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.
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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.
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MEDIA - The 15th annual Allied Media Conference will be held June 20-23, in Detroit.
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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.
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