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Zmag Article, February, 01 2000
Steinberg's ZSpace page
The deregulation of the U.S. electrical industry was supposed to end monopoly control of that commodity. Unfortunately the nuclear component of the industry has tainted this process. Across the nation ratepayers are getting stuck with pay...
Commentary, February, 01 2000
Prashad's ZSpace page
I'm not one to pass a good film by, having enjoyed Michael Mann's 'The Insider.' Its send-up of '60 Minutes' was enjoyable even as it felt the need to recuperate that bastion of US liberalism at film's end. This weekend I went to see Tim Robbin's ...
Graphic, January, 31 2000
Wagner's ZSpace page
Marijuana, Teens, Teenagers, Drug War, Pot, Grass, weed, Al Gore, DARE
Commentary, January, 31 2000
Guellec's ZSpace page
Damaris Urena and Marcus Cruz are today January 4th mourning the loss of their 4-month old baby. It did not have to happen. According to the Daily News the family's ordeal began December 15th at about 5 a.m. when the baby awoke with a high fever c...
Commentary, January, 30 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
In a desirable economy what income does each actor get to enjoy? What is the basis for remuneration?
Commentary, January, 29 2000
Rebick's ZSpace page
Always on the cutting edge of social change, the Canadian Auto Workers union has just launched an important new initiative. The CAW has set up "A Task Force on Working Class Politics in the 21st Century."
Commentary, January, 28 2000
Reinhart's ZSpace page
For many in Israel, it is already difficult to remember the joy and relief in which they received the news about the forthcoming peace with Syria, about a month ago. What was this joy about?
Commentary, January, 27 2000
Cagan's ZSpace page
The nineties opened with a bang. In August, 1990 the Iraqis invaded Kuwait and it was immediately clear that George Bush would do everything in his formidable presidential power to go to war.
Commentary, January, 26 2000
Wise's ZSpace page
I don't normally make New Year's resolutions, or use the new year as an excuse for significant reflection on the one just ended. But this year, I'm making an exception. After all, we have (arguably, I know) entered a new millennium: and the end of...
Graphic, January, 25 2000
Wagner's ZSpace page
Confederate flag, John McCain, McCain, George W. Bush, Bush, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, hate
Commentary, January, 25 2000
Landau's ZSpace page
Explain US-Cuba policy, my friends ask. Last week's prison riot occurred in Louisiana where Cuban prisoners had served their sentences, yet remained locked up because they didn't qualify to stay in the US. They had committed crimes before gaining ...
Commentary, January, 24 2000
Author's ZSpace page
Quito, January 22, 2000: The coup carried out yesterday in Ecuador by mid-level military officers together with leaders of the indigenous movement lasted less than 24 hours.
Commentary, January, 23 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
Besides immediate objectives, great social movements need long-run goals for inspiration and guidance. The abolitionist movement to end slavery and the movement for the eight-hour day both in the nineteenth century, the movement for women's suffra...
Commentary, January, 22 2000
Marable's ZSpace page
It was immensely significant for black America that the last major public demonstration in the U.S. in the 20th century was a protest over global economics and trade.
Commentary, January, 21 2000
Solomon's ZSpace page
And so, early in the year 2000, it came to pass that visions of a seamless media web enraptured the keepers of pecuniary faith as never before. A grand new structure, AOL Time Warner, emerged while a few men proclaimed themselves trustees of a hol...
Commentary, January, 20 2000
Bonpane's ZSpace page
In the wake of a dozen Vigils throughout the United States on January 11, 2000, Lori Berenson began a hunger fast. This news has been confirmed by the Peruvian prison authorities and the U.S. Embassy in Peru. This date represents the fourth annive...
Commentary, January, 19 2000
Chomsky's ZSpace page
On graduate unions, it's true enough that (ideally) "graduate teaching is pedagogical training," but that's incomplete. Any teaching, if done at all seriously, is also a way of learning -- about lots of things, including the subject you are teachi...
Commentary, January, 18 2000
Shalom's ZSpace page
The issue of humanitarian intervention arises again, propelled by the crises in Kosovo and East Timor and by the memories of the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Some analysts have used these cases to support new principles of international relations. But to...
Commentary, January, 17 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
ATTICA! It's a word I hadn't heard in a number of years. It was a word I will never forget, and not just because of Al Pacino's memorable invocation of the term in the movie Dog Day Afternoon. Attica was one of the first stories I dissected in my ...
Graphic, January, 16 2000
Contagion Media Group
Group's ZSpace page
genetically modified organism, gm food, Tony Blair, New Labour, third way