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Bohmer: A Graduation Day to Remember
Jun 26, 1999
Mumia Abu-Jamal gave a memorable speech, recorded from Pennsylvania death row, to 8000 attendees, including more than 1200 graduating students, at the Evergreen State College graduation on June 11, 1999.
"Put off your visit until the Organization of American States leaves Peru," said the U.S. Embassy in Peru. But we decided to go anyway.
By propping up the Suharto dictatorship for over three decades, both sides of Australian politics clearly demonstrated what they thought about the prospect of democracy in Indonesia.
Bohmer: Mumia at Graduation
May 30, 1999
No, Mumia Abu-Jamal is not being released to speak at the Evergreen State College graduation. However, on Friday June 11th, the 1999 graduation at this college will include a unique commencement address - a 13-minute audio-recorded speech taped on death r
Bronski: Liberation by Accumulation
May 27, 1999
I hardly ever drink beer, being a cheap red wine and bourbon sort of guy, so I was startled last week when I received more then a dozen e-mail (many from lesbian and gay activists use work I respect) urging me call the Anheuser-Busch company and voice my
Brecher: Letter to Bernie Sanders
May 17, 1999
Dear Bernie -- This letter explains the matters of conscience that have led me to resign from your staff.
Bronski: High School Hell
May 06, 1999
Reading through the media coverage of the Littleton, Colorado shootings one can't help but be impressed by how skillfully the reporting shaped the story to fit the preconceived anxieties and biases of a broad readership.
Bohmer: Fight the Power
Apr 30, 1999
Last weekend, my son, Inti, who is 20 and I, who am quite a few years older than that, went to San Francisco to take part in a rally and demonstration in support of political prisoner and death row inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Most every writer likes to see her or his work quoted and cited. It gives you, if nothing else, the idea that at least someone somewhere reads what you write and publish.
For the past decade, through both Republican and Democratic administrations, the United States government has promoted a model of free-market global capitalism that it claimed would benefit the great majority of people both at home and abroad. This model
Burchill: Kosovo and East Timor
Apr 20, 1999
The arrest of Care Australia's Steve Pratt and Peter Wallace by Serb authorities exposes more than the risks faced by aid workers in a war which masquerades as "humanitarian relief". It also reveals the perils faced by good people as a result of their own
Apr 09, 1999
Several weeks ago I was walking with my lover in a quiet neighborhood in Cambridge Mass, on our way to a late afternoon movie. We were holding hands in an offhanded sort of way, chatting together when a group of young teens sitting on a front stoop across
Bohmer: Pres. Clinton's Visit to Central America
Jan 15, 1999
President Bill Clinton just completed a four day visit to Central America. In Nicaragua and Honduras, he briefly visited areas most devastated by Hurricane Mitch in late October, 1998.