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Commentary, September, 12 2000
Georgakas's ZSpace page
The only constant in American and NATO policy in the Balkans has been the breakup of a socialist, multi-ethnic state into a series of small, capitalist-oriented states based on narrowly defined religious/ethnic identity. Given that pattern, it is ...
Commentary, September, 11 2000
Marable's ZSpace page
The greatest struggle of any oppressed group in a racist society is the struggle to reclaim collective memory and identity. At the level of culture, racism seeks to deny people of African, American Indian, Asian and Latino descent their own voices...
Commentary, September, 10 2000
Bonpane's ZSpace page
Take a look at the La Brea Tar Pits numerous millennia ago. The saber tooth tiger attempts to attack a wild horse. The tiger gets stuck in the tar. The most ferocious animals are generally on the endangered species list, the lions the tigers, the ...
Graphic, September, 09 2000
Pond-mcpherson's ZSpace page
economics, advertising, youth, sales,corporation,
Commentary, September, 09 2000
Landau's ZSpace page
Picture Homer Simpson's boss, naked, a scrawny figure bent with age, covering his genitals with his general's hat. The caption: "You've stripped me, but don't take my hat!" Augusto Pinochet, former President, Generalissimo, King of the world, now ...
Commentary, September, 08 2000
Author's ZSpace page
If one bothered to notice, we would see that most reports about "violence" are really stories about "violent males." That is not to say that females aren't violent. It is just that the male predominance is overwhelming. Yet we speak of these event...
Commentary, September, 07 2000
Weisbrot's ZSpace page
The World Bank spends millions of dollars each year on public relations, promoting the idea that the organization is well-run, accountable, transparent, and working for "a world free of poverty" (the slogan on their web site). This effort has grow...
Commentary, September, 06 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
Don't say independent media analysts can't get on the air. On Wednesday might, hours before Joe Lieberman would speak to the Democratic Convention, Seth Ackerman was invited to have his say. Seth, who works with Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting ...
Commentary, September, 05 2000
Russell's ZSpace page
On Monday, the first day of the Democratic Convention, I was sitting in my wheelchair in the shade at Pershing Square, waiting for my compadres to join me for the ÒPeople Before ProfitsÓ march when a fellow activist recognized me and came over to ...
Commentary, September, 04 2000
Mokhiber's ZSpace page
About six years ago, a friend gave us a toaster. It was a present. The friend bought the toaster from Williams-Sonoma, the San Francisco-based kitchen store, with outlets in upscale malls throughout the United States.
Commentary, September, 03 2000
Naiman's ZSpace page
In Burma - "Myanmar" to its military regime - Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the democracy movement, sits in her car, blocked by the military dictatorship from meeting her supporters.
Commentary, September, 02 2000
Dowd's ZSpace page
History is replete with corrupt and decadent societies, including (but not beginning with) that of 1st Century Rome, where decadent/corrupt Nero fiddled as corrupt/decadent Rome burned. Iniquity -- and inequality -- in ancient and medieval societ...
Zmag Article, September, 01 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
The New York Times business pages have lately featured reports of a music industry crisis. Many leftists dont read these pages, but this is big news for everyone, perhaps especially for the left. Napster Napster is a computer p...
Commentary, September, 01 2000
Edwards's ZSpace page
A month before the great 'Green Games' in Sydney were due to open, a group of international scientists arrived at the North Pole to find, not ice, but a stretch of open water at least one mile wide - the first time the North Pole has not been ice-...
Commentary, August, 31 2000
Marable's ZSpace page
There are today over two million Americans incarcerated in federal and state prisons and local jails throughout the United States. More than one-half, or one million, are black men and women. The devastating human costs of the mass incarceration o...
Graphic, August, 30 2000
Anderson's ZSpace page
Commentary, August, 30 2000
Prashad's ZSpace page
As we approach the calendar end of the Christian millennium, we, as progressives, are posed with an electoral choice that has begun to startle me. So much commentary seems to go by these days on what appears to be the only election worth anything,...
Graphic, August, 29 2000
Anderson's ZSpace page
pinochet, cia, chile
Commentary, August, 29 2000
Wise's ZSpace page
I am a Jew. And according to what others of my faith tradition tell me, I should be beaming with pride at the fact that Al Gore--a Southern Baptist whose denominational leaders once said God didn't answer the prayers of folks like me--has picked a...
Commentary, August, 28 2000
Glick's ZSpace page
Respect for elders is a tradition deeply rooted within most cultures in this world. This is as it should be; older people, generally speaking, have accumulated the wisdom gained from years of experience. Does the progressive movement have any uniq...