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Class & Gays
Anna marie Smith
Gabriel San román
Z Papers on Strategy
Nicolas J.S. Davies
Gay & Lesbian Community Notes
Son of Dick
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Homoeconomics by Anna marie Smith
I just finished a brilliant book on lesbians, gays, and class. No, not class as in: What? She broke up with you by e-mail while she was visiting her aunt in LA? How tacky. A... More / Printer Friendly Version
Immigrant Rights by Renee Saucedo
Members of the U.S. Senate, as well as the Bush administration, are currently attempting to revive the most recent immigration proposal, which, among other things, would separat... More / Printer Friendly Version
A litany of lies and omissions by Scott Sanders
Why did Buying the War, the 2007 documentary by Bill Moyers about journalisms failures in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, omit virtually all criticism of PBS? Why didn... More / Printer Friendly Version
A Young People's History of the United States by Gabriel San román
When Howard Zinn first published A Peoples History of the United States 27 years ago, it challenged traditional historical narratives of U.S. history by focus... More / Printer Friendly Version
Who Pays? by Jack Rasmus
The rules of the game that have governed how health care benefits have been financed and delivered in the U.S. for 60 years are being jettisoned. The dismantling of t... More / Printer Friendly Version
A Tree-Hugging Terrorist Behind Every Bush? by Karen Pickett
Bright green characters on the hand-lettered sign proclaimed, Youre not gonna scare the GREEN out of me. The sign was held high by an activist outside the impo... More / Printer Friendly Version
Peoples Victory in Germany at G8 Summit by Orin Langelle
In early June 2007, the heads of the worlds richest nations, the Group of 8 (G8), held a summit in the old resort town of Heiligendamm, Germany. The leaders hid behind a ... More / Printer Friendly Version
U.S. military expansion in Eastern Europe by Elise Hugus
During what most of the world considered a Cold War thaw, in 1992 Pentagon hawks set about devising long-term plans to permanently freeze out their opponents. Central to... More / Printer Friendly Version
White Supremacy Reigns by Jennifer Holladay
The question before the Supreme Court seemed simple enough: to prevent segregated schooling and its harms, can districts use race as a factor when assigning students to schools? L... More / Printer Friendly Version
Western Elite's War Against the Third World by Edward Herman
The Cold War was primarily a war against the Third World, to contain the thrust toward independence and the pursuit of non-elite interests in the former colonial areas that fol... More / Printer Friendly Version
Setting the record straight on the U.S. invasion and destruction of Iraq by Nicolas J.S. Davies
As the destruction of Iraq has progressed, the country beyond the walls of the Green Zone in Baghdad has become deadly for journalists. Western reporting on the war, which was ... More / Printer Friendly Version
YEAR 501: WORLD ORDERS OLD AND NEW, PART I by Noam Chomsky
To help commemorate 20 years of publication, we are running a series featuring memorable articles from the past, leading up to our official birthday in January 2008. We are repr... More / Printer Friendly Version
United For Peace And Justice 3rd National Assembly by Susan Chenelle
From June 22-24, more than 300 people from 35 states gathered outside Chicago for the third National Assembly of the countrys largest grassroots antiwar coalition, United fo... More / Printer Friendly Version
Harry Potter & the Death of Queerness? by Michael Bronski
Now that the dust has cleared from the press storm over the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows it may be possible to ascertain the current situation, if not the da... More / Printer Friendly Version
Gang Injunctions Take Root in San Francisco by Chris Brizzard
According to the People of California, as represented by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrer, The Oakdale Mob, by virtue of its criminal and nuisa... More / Printer Friendly Version
Bush Launches A New Middle East Initiative by Phyllis Bennis
Pretty much no one is taking it seriously. Even mainstream analysts usually willing to take Bush administration Middle East initiatives at face value are rolling their collective eye... More / Printer Friendly Version
The New SDS by Michael Albert
The last weekend in July the new Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held its second national convention in Michigan. Roughly 200 students from across the U.S. participated. T... More / Printer Friendly Version
Rorty the Politico by Michael Albert
Societys Pliers Rorty the Politico Criticizing a philosopher who criticizes the Left By Michael Albert In his recent book, Achieving Our Country, ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Communities For a Better Environment by Robin Urevich
Its three to five times more likely that a toxic dump site will be found in an African American or Latino community than a white one. In the Southeast Los Angeles communities of color... More / Printer Friendly Version
Son of Dick by Lydia Sargent
Sargent It's summer 1999. As regular Hotel Satire readers know summer is a time when all gals go inside for the duration emerging only for food shopping, factory outlet purchasing, or to drive... More / Printer Friendly Version
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