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Marc b. Young
Gay & Lesbian Community Notes
Eleanor J. Bader
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In Spain, A Bush Ally Pays The Price by Marc b. Young
T wo weeks after the slaughter of 190 workers, students, and immigrants—and the wounding of 1,500 others—on the suburban train line that ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Globalization from a Caribbean Beach by Dix Sandbeck
I t is ironic that one of the key features of modern globalized capitalism, offshore banking, was invented by some obscure comrades in charge ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Plan War and the Hubbert Oil Curve by David Ross
R ichard Heinberg is a professor at the Santa Rosa branch of the New College of California where he teaches courses on Culture, Ecology, and ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Salvadoran Presidential Elections by Daniella Ponet
A s I watched the votes being counted in San Miguel, El Salvador, and listened to the arrogant cheers of the ARENA supporters, one question ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Eli Lilly, Zyprexa, & the Bush Family by Bruce Levine
M ore than one journalist has uncovered corrupt connections between the Bush Family, psychiatry, and Eli Lilly & Company, the giant ph... More / Printer Friendly Version
Americans Abroad, A Force to Reckon With? by Jason Kirkpatrick
M illions of people across the world marched against Bush’s war on February 15, 2003. For many of the seven million U.S. citizens living abroad, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Plan Colombia Bleeds into Neighboring Countries by Sofia Jarrin-thomas
O n February 19, 2004, a public hearing was held in Quito, Ecuador, organized by more than 100 nonprofit and human rights organizations to... More / Printer Friendly Version
Sermonizing on the Sex Lives of Animals by Michael Bronski
I had a moment of confusion recently as I packed for a trip to New Orleans to debate the issue of same-sex marriage. I would be taking the side in favor ... More / Printer Friendly Version
NED Targets Venezuela by Bill Berkowitz
F or more than two years, Venezuelan government officials have been hurling accusations at the Bush administration charging that it w... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Death of HB 1191 by Eleanor J. Bader
T o the surprise of just about everyone, HB 1191, a South Dakota bill challenging the Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The United States as Torture Central 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 June, 2004.] T he ... 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/.