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Caravan for Peace
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Table of Contents - October 2007
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New Nukes First Casualty by Michael Steinberg
On July 24 the UK Independent Media Center (UKIMC) reported: In the early morning of 21st July, neo-nazi skinheads launched a vicious and unprovoked attack o... More / Printer Friendly Version
Eye Candy by Lydia Sargent
Welcome to Hotel Satire where gals of all ages come to stay for a week or month or year in order to learn to be the visual equivalent of a Snicker... More / Printer Friendly Version
Women Warriors & the War on Terror by David Rosen
More female soldiers have been injured or died in the so-called war on terror than in the Korean, Vietnam and first Gulf Wars combined. The numbers tell the story... More / Printer Friendly Version
Dismantling the Postwar Health Care System by Jack Rasmus
The current system for financing health care, which originated in the immediate post-World War II period, is today approaching collapse. Its decline began in the 1... More / Printer Friendly Version
Cheeky Woman, Bev Grant & the Dissident Daughters by John Pietaro
Singer/songwriter Bev Grant has been an active presence in the protest and folk scene since the 1960s. She was one of the radical upstarts in Greenwich Village co... More / Printer Friendly Version
VVAW Anniversary Conference by Travis Mclaughlin
In recognition of their 40th Anniversary National Conference held at Roosevelt University, August 4 was declared Vietnam Veterans Against the War Day in Chicago in a resol... More / Printer Friendly Version
The New York Times on Libya-Pan Am 103 by Edward Herman
New York Times propaganda service has often been dramatically displayed in connection with the shooting down of civilian airliners. The editors were hysterical over the... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Silenced Majority by Barbara Ehrenreich
YOU MAY not have noticed, but 50,000 U.S. coal miners were on strike for four months this spring and summer 1989. The 10-state strike featured the unprecedented ma... More / Printer Friendly Version
Corporate Front Groups and the Abuse of Science by Martin Donohoe
Like many other corporate front groups, the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) uses threats and misinformation to suppress science, particularly when such scie... More / Printer Friendly Version
Blank Check for Domestic Spying by Marjorie Cohn
Responding to fear-mongering by the Bush administration in August, the Democrat-led Congress put its stamp of approval on the unconstitutional wiretapping of America... More / Printer Friendly Version
Cold War II by Noam Chomsky
These are exciting days in Washington, as the government directs its energies to the demanding task of containing Iran in what Washington Post correspondent Ro... More / Printer Friendly Version
Sex and the Single Issue Movement by Michael Bronski
The lesbian, gay, and transgender (LGBT) movement has been fighting for 50-plus years to challenge the oppression of queer people and make the world a better, less h... More / Printer Friendly Version
Delivery Techniques of Patriotized History by Dave Brichoux
Rather than telling the truth about U.S. actions in other peoples countries, mainstream media present us with a false picture, a patriotized history. In this i... More / Printer Friendly Version
On The Road With Cindy Sheehan by Paul Bloom
This is my first demonstration ever. I am just sick of this war, a 35-year-old African American woman said. She had taken a train from Montclair, New Jersey to Wash... More / Printer Friendly Version
Global Warming: Looking at the Numbers by Jon Berg
Last summer, in a hearing before a Senate Subcommittee on Climate Change (as opposed to calling it global warming), politicians on both sides of the aisle assured ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Al-Qa'ida by David Barsamian
Abdel Bari Atwan is editor-in-chief of Al-Quds al-Arabi, the London-based Arabic daily newspaper. His articles and commentaries appear in the Economist, the Internat... More / Printer Friendly Version
So goes New Orleans, so goes the country” was the message this writer and other public housing activists delivered at the recent United States Social Forum held in Atl... 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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; email@example.com; 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.com; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://painlessparkermusic.com/.
COMEDY - Political comedian Lee Camp’s new album Pepper Spray the Tears Away has been released.