Volume 21, Number 11
Battle of St Paul
“FREE GAZA MOVEMENT”
Breaking Gaza's Seige
The Infamous Three G's
Outrageous Gift Offer
Goodbye to Bush Offer
GAY & LESBIAN COMMUNITY NOTES
Quo Vadis Culture Wars?
US Nuke Threat
Bush Seeks Legacy
Globalization v. Democracy
Jeffrey M. Smith
Eleanor J. Bader
Abortion & Life
Eleanor J. Bader
The American War in Pakistan
Bailout & Election
Bush Economic Legacy
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Table of Contents - November 2008
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CONVENTION PROTEST: The Battle of St. Paul by Abe Walker
"If the Hanoi Hilton could not break John McCain's resolve to do what is best for his country, you can be sure the angry Left never will." - President Bush... More / Printer Friendly Version
HOUSING: Evict This by Jeffrey Reinhardt
As Congress convened to reach a deal on a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street’s failing investment banks in Washington, DC, a human face was put to the crisis. ... More / Printer Friendly Version
“FREE GAZA MOVEMENT”: Boats Break the Siege on Gaza by Bryan Farrell
When Israel began imposing economic sanctions and withholding payments from the occupied territories of Palestine in response to Hamas's electoral victory over t... More / Printer Friendly Version
ELECTION TIDBITS: Sarah Palin and the Infamous Three G’s by Frazer Merritt
After eight long years of abysmal incompetence and shameful blunders under neo-conservative rule, I never thought I’d see this again in my lifetime: a presidential ticket that espouses maj... More / Printer Friendly Version
The "Outrageous" Gift Subscription Offer by Z Staff
Greetings from Z, It's time for our annual Outrageous Offer, which gives subscribers a chance to buy gift subs... More / Printer Friendly Version
Goodbye to Bush Offer by Z Staff
During our Goodbye to Bush Sale, you can subscribe to Z Magazine for $20 and choose from more than 30 DVDs at the special price of $15 each. You must use the printable PDF form to take ad... More / Printer Friendly Version
Net Briefs by Various Contributors
Repression According to an email from filmsforaction.org: The First Brigade of the Third Infantry Division, 3,000 to 4,000 soldiers, has been deploy... More / Printer Friendly Version
GAY & LESBIAN COMMUNITY NOTES: Quo Vadis Culture Wars? by Michael Bronski
Culture Wars have always been a staple of American politics, it’s just that we’ve only been labeling them for the last two decades. Obviously issues such a... More / Printer Friendly Version
FOG WATCH: The Threat of Nuclear War Grows by Edward Herman
In this Kafkaesque age everything is stood on its head: the champion violator of international law, sovereignty, and the territorial integrity of states is ... More / Printer Friendly Version
CONSERVATIVE WATCH: Bush Frantically Seeks a Legacy by Bill Berkowitz
In 2004, at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, President Bush's contribution to the evening's entertainment was his narration of a slide show that pic... More / Printer Friendly Version
TRADE AGREEMENTS: Globalization vs. Democracy by Roger Bybee
More and more, it is becoming clear that the essence of corporate globalization is to use capital's mobility to evade the constraints of democracy at the nationa... More / Printer Friendly Version
REEL POLITICK: The World According to Monsanto by Jeffrey M. Smith
How much outrage can a single multinational corporation inspire? How much damage can they inflict? The new film The World According to Monsanto ... More / Printer Friendly Version
REEL POLITICK: NESHOBA by Eleanor J. Bader
A film by Micki Dickoff & Tony Pagano Emmy award-winning filmmaker Micki Dickoff was 17 in 1964, the year Freedom Summer sent people south to register A... More / Printer Friendly Version
REEL POLITICK: Taxi to the Dark Side by John Esther
There continues to be an ad nauseam array of indictments against post-9/11 United States governments, yet few have gone as deeply as Alex Gibney's non-fictional ... More / Printer Friendly Version
BOOK REVIEW: Abortion & Life by Eleanor J. Bader
By Jennifer Baumgardner; Akashic Books, 2008, 250 pp. Amy Hagstrom Miller, owner of four reproductive health centers in Texas, tells every patient she sees that 43 ... More / Printer Friendly Version
BOOK REVIEW: Hubert Harrison by Bill Fletcher
By Jeffrey Perry; Columbia University Press, 2008, 524 pp. Jeffrey Perry has constructed a masterful examination of the life of the little known, though immensely s... More / Printer Friendly Version
INVASIONS: The American War Moves to Pakistan by Tariq Ali
The decision to make public a presidential order of last July authorizing American strikes inside Pakistan without seeking the approval of the Pakistani government end... More / Printer Friendly Version
INTERVIEW: Wars, Bailouts, and Elections by Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky, internationally renowned MIT professor, practically invented modern linguistics. In addition to his pioneering work in that field he has been a leading... More / Printer Friendly Version
ANOTHER TRILLION: Bush's Ten Toxic Economic Legacies by Jack Rasmus
The economic legacy of George W. Bush can only be measured in trillions of dollars—in fact many trillions. And it's all waste and loss. First Legac... More / Printer Friendly Version
FINANCIAL CRIMES: How Wall Street Killed the Economy by Arun Gupta
From 1982 to 2000, the U.S. stock market went on the longest "bull run" ever, as share prices rose to dizzying heights. In the late 1990s, a combination of f... More / Printer Friendly Version
FREE LISTINGS: Zaps - November 2008 by Various submissions
Events BOOKFAIR - The 7th Annual New Orleans Bookfair is scheduled for Saturday, November 15 at the 500-600 blocks of Frenchmen Street. It will be a ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Z Magazine Archive
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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; email@example.com; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://yeacamp.org/.