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Agribiz, Biotech & War
Charles k. Fink
The Attack of the Wealthy â€¦
Law & Order
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none by Kirk Zebolsky
Benson Tong University of Oklahoma Press, 2000 Betraying the Omaha Nation, 1790-1916 By ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Agribusiness, Biotechnology, and War by Brian Tokar
Brian Tokar Virtually all of the new, technology-based industries of the past century have been products of wartime. World War I ushered in the widespread use of mechanization and th... More / Printer Friendly Version
Water Wars in Bolivia by Sophie Styles
Sophie Styles Marcela Olivera and Carmen Pereda both played a key role in the Water Wars, which ousted the U.S. transnational Bech... More / Printer Friendly Version
Too Many Children Left Behind by Paul Street
Paul Street & Dennis A. Kass In an ominous 5-4 decision handed down on June 27, 2002, the Supreme Court made standard... More / Printer Friendly Version
Fending Off The Threat Of Peace by Norman Solomon
To fend off the threat of peace, determination is necessary. Elected officials and high-level appointees must work effectively with reporters ... More / Printer Friendly Version
What Happened in Jenin? by Justin Podur
What happened in Jenin? What is happening in Jenin? The second question is more important than the first, but the two are related. With ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Crisis in the U.S. by James Petras
The U.S. political and economic systems are in serious crisisa crisis affecting its biggest multinational corporations and therefore ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Not Another World Con by Raymond Ker
The past several months have witnessed the sensational spectacle of the implosion of World- Com, which is by far the largest accounting ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The United States and the Afghan Loya Jirga by James Ingalls
James Ingalls The June 2002 loya jirga, or grand council, is considered to be the start of a new era in Afghanistan, if only becau... More / Printer Friendly Version
Tragic Errors in U.S. Military Policy by Edward Herman
Edward S. Herman U.S. military policy has long been based on strategies and tactics that involve a heavy civilian toll. This has f... More / Printer Friendly Version
Terrorism and the Health-Care Crisis by Charles k. Fink
Charles K. Fink There are, of course, greater threats to humanity than terrorism. It is telling, however, to compare how the Unite... More / Printer Friendly Version
Independence and Beyond by Diane Farsetta
FOKUPERS, the Communication Forum for East Timorese Women, was established in 1997 to promote womens rights. The founders were widows, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Attack of the Wealthy Queers by Michael Bronski
Michael Bronski Two of the hottest media scandals this summer center around the charge that the love that once dared not speak its... More / Printer Friendly Version
Cuban Political Prisoners in the United States by Bill Blum
Bill Blum Defending pro-Castro Cubans in Miami, in a criminal case utterly suffused with political overtones, with the U.S. govern... More / Printer Friendly Version
Conservative Watch by Bill Berkowitz
Bill Berkowitz Neighborhood Watch In early March, consumate pitchman and former Johnny Carson sidekick,... More / Printer Friendly Version
Z Magazine Archive
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.