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Gonsalves: Shafted: The Other Side of Free Trade
Nov 10, 2003
I think J.S. Mill was right when he said, "He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that." And so I try to familiarize myself with the case being laid out by those who hold the prevailing ideology of power.
Gonsalves: Bombarded with advertisements
Oct 08, 2003
Earlier this summer I was in Stanwood, Washington hanging out with a loosely affiliated group called the "Positive Futures Network."
Gonsalves: You can get killed for that!
Sep 03, 2003
Break out the champagne on Wall Street! A new report is out called "Labor Market Left Behind," co-authored by Economic Policy Institute senior economist Jared Bern-stein and the Institute's president, Lawrence Mishel.
Aug 26, 2003
The Serbian Government often likes to point out that the state of emergency had helped rid the country of the most lethal heritage of Milosevic's regime - the legitimacy of organized crime. To some degree, this statement is most probably true. During Milo
Grubacic: Global Movement
Aug 19, 2003
In preparing a book on anti-corporate globalization and international organizing, I have been interviewing activists around the world. Here are the results an interview with an Australian activist/scholar, Brett Neilson, author of Free Trade in the Bermud
Gonsalves: 'Give It Up, Turn It Loose'
Jul 29, 2003
'Give It Up, Turn It Loose'
Glick: A Green Party "Safe States" Strategy
Jul 09, 2003
Within and outside of the Green Party there is much discussion about whether or not the Greens should run a Presidential candidate in 2004. Some of the external opposition to it is from some of the same people who were opposed to the Nader/LaDuke campaign
Gonsalves: From Charity To Solidarity
Jul 07, 2003
Recently Dennis Halstead, John Kogut and John Restivo were released from prison after having spent 18 years in the big house for the 1985 rape and murder of 16-year-old Theresa Fusco.
Grubacic: Global Movement
Jul 05, 2003
This is the first part of a series of discussions on movement perspectives, written for Z sustainer program, and as a part of my forthcoming book, Global Movement.
Glick: The Power of Culture
Jun 28, 2003
ÒNo revolutionary movement is complete without its poetical expression. If such a movement has caught hold of the imagination of the masses, they will seek a vent in song for the aspirations, the fears and hopes, the loves and hatreds engendered by the st
Grubacic: Yugoslav Absurdistan
Jun 20, 2003
According to articles in several influential US strategic magazines, the US Government is finalizing plans for the relocation of the entirety of its military forces stationed in Germany to new bases in the Balkans: to Serbia and Montenegro, Bulgaria and R
Glass: Iraq 2003, Lebanon 1982
Jun 19, 2003
People cheered when the United States Marines marched into the capital. At last, someone would restore order, remove the thugs and murderers from the streets and force an end to the chaos. Then a new government arrested and tortured dissidents. The U.S. o
Glick: UFPJ Takes A Leap Forward
Jun 12, 2003
The peace and justice movement is very alive, very well.
Gonsalves: The Wisdom Of Fools?
Apr 30, 2003
The conservative philosopher George Satayana is one of several people who has been credited with having coined the phrase: those who ignore history are condemned to repeat it - the implication being that to repeat, at least, certain parts of history is to
Grubacic: Paris of the East
Apr 29, 2003
The so-called "Paris of the East" - Bucharest, was recently visited by the international battalions of Greenpeace, the mainstream ecological organization that drew volunteers from Belgium, Holland, the Slovak republic, Hungary and England for a concerted
Grubacic: Old Yugoslavia and New Europe
Apr 04, 2003
In the month prior to the most recent events to rock Serbia, the question posed to me most frequently concerned the February 15th antiwar demonstrations and why such a small number of people in Yugoslavia had protested against the planned bombing of Iraq.
Gonsalves: Support Our Troops
Mar 19, 2003
As a combat veteran who served in a tank battalion stationed out of Marble Mountain during the Vietnam War, my father taught me two important lessons:
Gonsalves: The threat of civil rights?
Feb 26, 2003
When you hear the phrase "March on Washington," what's the first thing that comes to mind?
Grubacic: The Turkish Elections
Feb 16, 2003
Many qualities could be ascribed to the recent parliamentary elections in Turkey, but dullness is certainly not one of them. To begin with, ever since the inauguration of the secular regime imposed by Kemal Ataturk in 1923, a party of Islamisist orientati
Gonsalves: From Ocean Drive to â€˜Pareconâ€™
Jan 27, 2003
Itâ€™s been said: money canâ€™t buy happiness. For a long time now, that maxim has dueled in my mind with an idea found on a refrigerator magnet that used to be in my grandmotherâ€™s kitchen (God rest her soul).