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Table of Contents - November 2005
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Target Wichita by Eleanor J. Bader
Troy Newman, founder of Operation Rescue West (ORW), calls Wichita, Kansas the frontline of the abortion war the American Auschwitz an... More / Printer Friendly Version
Ohio Players by Bill Berkowitz
Christian evangelical ministers in Ohio are teaming up to form a network intent on building on their constituencys extensive contribution to Pres... More / Printer Friendly Version
Z PAPERS ON STRATEGY: Affirmative Measures to Halt U.S. War Crimes by Jeremy Brecher
[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 November, 2005.] M... More / Printer Friendly Version
Injustice is Justice by Tom Crumpacker
In George Orwells novel 1984 the rulers of Oceania, by their language of newthink and process of doublethink, convince the masses that statements... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Dirty War in Iraq by Nicolas J.S. Davies
On September 8, 2005 the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq issued a human rights report, stating that the governing institutions created by the United Sta... More / Printer Friendly Version
Collecting Social Security at 100 by Site Administrator
Are you turning 65 when the stock market takes a post-bubble dive? Dont worry, youll only have to wait until youre 100 to retire unde... More / Printer Friendly Version
An Interview with Cindy Sheehan by Joshua Frank
Cindy Sheehan is the mother of Spc. Casey Austin Sheehan, KIA 04/04/04. She is co-founder of Gold Star Families for Peace, an antiwar group allied with... More / Printer Friendly Version
September 24: Largest Protest Since the Beginning of the Iraq War by Anne Petermann
In the largest U.S. protest since the beginning of the Iraq war, 200,000 people took to the streets of Washington, DC on September 24 to demand an end t... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Iran "Crisis" - A prelude to aggression by Edward Herman
It is a bit frightening to see how, even in the midst of the catastrophic aggression and occupation of Iraq, the United States, having engaged once aga... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Road to Detroit by Mike Ives
Residents of Detroit, Michigan have always taken their cars seriously, so they were understandably baffled by the latest contraption rolling down Eight... More / Printer Friendly Version
Weather Wars: Will unnatral disasters bankrupt the empire? by Site Administrator
Global warming alone did not cause two of recorded historys most intense Atlantic hurricanesKatrina and Ritain 2005. Nothing is ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Union Struggles at Northwest Airlines by Chris Kutalik
The battle being waged at Northwest Airlines (NWA) by the independent Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) and its supporters started with a... More / Printer Friendly Version
Equal Protection by David Mikhail
For just over 30 years, the Supreme Court has been a contributor to our nations current state of racial discrimination. The Courts establis... More / Printer Friendly Version
Arab-Jewish Partnership for Peace by Sonia Nettnin
Taayush is a grassroots, political movement in Israel that responds to the military occupation of Palestinians through nonviolent resistance and ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History by Norman G. Finkelstein (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005, 343 pp.) by Vijay Prashad
In February 1967, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Claude Lanzmann (editor of Les Temps Moderne) arrived in Cairo. They had been invited by th... More / Printer Friendly Version
Which Way Forward for the Green Party? by Site Administrator
At their 2005 Annual National Meeting in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Green Party delegates voted down resolutions offered by the Greens for Democracy and Independ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Ecuador Protests Challenge Foreign Oil by Sofia Jarrin-thomas
In Ecuador protests erupted on August 15 in two oil-rich northern provinces, as people demanded an end to pollution in their homeland by oil exploratio... More / Printer Friendly Version
San Francisco Transit Fight by Tom Wetzel
Riders, dont pay. Drivers, dont collect. Thats the slogan on tens of thousands of leafletsin Spanish, Chinese, and Englis... More / Printer Friendly Version
War Made Easy: An interview with Norman Solomon by Adrian Zupp
Norman Solomon is a syndicated columnist on media and politics, as well as founder and executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a natio... More / Printer Friendly Version
HEALTH WATCH: Pharmaceutical Outsourcing by Frazer Merritt
Most U.S. citizens would be surprised to learn that the side effects and warnings for their prescription drugs (called Patient Insert leaflets) are only a brief summary of the drug manufacturer&... 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/.