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Znet Article, June, 23 2005
Fatah's ZSpace page
In 1991, as the full impact of a recession hit the NDP government in Ontario, it explored all avenues to cut costs. Budgets were slashed and many promises, such as public auto insurance, fell by the wayside. However, one cost-cutting initiative in...
Znet Article, May, 24 2005
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Znet Article, May, 16 2005
Galati's ZSpace page
The word "multiculturalism" evokes, in Toronto, images of a sausage-fest on College Street's "Little Italy," or a Souvlaki-fest on the Danforth's "Greek Town," Kebob-fests on Gerrard Street's South Asian Quarter, or any of the other food-fests, da...
Znet Article, April, 21 2005
Derrick z. Jackson
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With the election of Joseph Ratzinger to be Pope Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church is not joining the 21st century anytime soon. After all the speculation that it was time for a pope from a developing country and after the debate of whether the co...
Znet Article, April, 11 2005
Glick's ZSpace page
I was immensely privileged as a young activist in my 20's to meet Ella Baker and work together with her in the same organization, the Mass Party Organizing Committee. This was in the late '70s and early '80s. At the time I knew that she was a wide...
Znet Article, April, 10 2005
Ollman's ZSpace page
The rules of basketball have changed often over the years, so I hope no one will object if I offer a few modest revisions to make this truly wonderful game even better: First, I would charge an admission fee not only to watch the game but to pl...
Znet Article, April, 06 2005
Hahnel's ZSpace page
1. Can you tell Znet, please, what your book, Economic Justice and Democracy: From Competition to Cooperation (Routledge 2005) is about? What is it trying to communicate? Economic Justice and Democracy argues that progressives need to go back to ...
Znet Article, March, 26 2005
Matrix's ZSpace page
This article is a critique. Criticism is a topic and a practice that requires a lot more thought and concern than it generally gets. All activists, organizers, all people who are interested in social change, we are all critics. Leftism is a tend...
Znet Article, March, 21 2005
Achcar's ZSpace page
MARXISTS AND RELIGION -- YESTERDAY AND TODAY
Znet Article, March, 10 2005
Engler's ZSpace page
What is The Meaning of Hockey and why was the title changed from Noam Chomsky on Hockey? Can a sports novel also be political? Will a novel about a former star hockey player going through male menopause be of interest to feminists? Is political-sp...
Znet Article, March, 09 2005
Release's ZSpace page
Clint Eastwood's latest film, "Million Dollar Baby," has been nominated for seven Academy Awards, including the five leading categories of Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Leading Role, and Best Supporti...
Znet Article, February, 27 2005
Jerome Scott et al
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Jerome Scott, Project South & Walda Katz-Fishman, Project South & Howard University Overview To build today's movement to fight for and to win justice, equality, peace and popular democracy we must understand how the ruling class has historica...
Znet Article, February, 24 2005
Marable's ZSpace page
AMY GOODMAN: We will be joined by Professor Marable in just a moment, but first we begin with Malcolm X himself in words recorded just a months before he was assassinated. It was January 1965, he gave this speech entitled "Prospects for Freedom." ...
Znet Article, February, 22 2005
Churchill's ZSpace page
Thanks to Clarke Iakovakis for the transcription. Emma Perez: I'm Emma Perez; I'm the new chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies [applause]. I'm very proud to be the chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies; I'm very proud of my colleagues; I...
Znet Article, February, 13 2005
Arreaza's ZSpace page
The ALBA (Alternativa Bolivariana para las AmÃ©ricas), as its Spanish initials indicate, is a proposed alternative to the U.S.-sponsored Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA, ALCA in its Spanish initials), differing from the latter in that it adv...
Znet Article, January, 29 2005
Dharr's ZSpace page
[This piece caused some debate. Muqtedar Khan's response is published here.] Muqtedar Khan is a character who, despite his relentless efforts to promote himself, has not been taken seriously by Muslim scholars. The foolishness characterizing man...
Znet Article, January, 17 2005
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Znet Article, January, 08 2005
Burnham's ZSpace page
Millions of people worked as hard as they possibly could to turn the country onto a different path and still the village idiot was elected. What to make of such an outcome? What do we know about the participation of women of color at the polls? D...
Znet Article, November, 18 2004
Bidwai's ZSpace page
Not even the most inveterate critics of the Bharatiya Janata Party could have imagined that the party would prove so incapable of dealing with its recent election defeat that it would find itself in the hopeless and utter disarray that it does tod...
Znet Article, November, 17 2004
Ravishankar's ZSpace page
"Am I Veerappan?", Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati asked after he was arrested last Thursday (November 11, 2004) on charges of instigating the murder of his bete noire Sankararaman . Not for nothing has it been said that looks can be d...