Szczepanczyk's ZSpace Friends
Kurkulos, Maryellen | United States
My formative years were spent in the U.S. (Fall River) and Athens, Greece. Degrees from Wellesley, Columbia, Hopkins (biology and genetics) and most importantly ZMI (2005). My authentic education - still continuing - came via reading Chomsky, ZMag and ZNet. Currently affiliated with various local and not-so-local groups here in southeastern MA and greater Boston.
Street, Paul | United States
Paul Street is an independent radical-democratic policy researcher, journalist, historian, and speaker based in Iowa City, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of four books to date: Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2004); Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in the Post-Civil Right...
Denton, Marcus | United States
I live in Austin, Texas where I work at a class- and race-segregated inner-city high school. I attended the Z Media Institute in 2003 and founded the Austin Project for a Participatory Society in 2007.
Dominick, Brian | United States
. Brian has taught a variety of courses at ZMI in the years since.
Peterson, David | United States
I am an independent writer and researcher based in Chicago.
Berlet, Chip | United States
Chip Berlet is senior analyst at Political Research Associates in the Boston area. Berlet is co–author of Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort (Guilford, 2000) and editor of Eyes Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash (South End Press, 1995), both of which received a Gustavus Myers Center Award for outstanding scholarship on the subject of human rights and bigotry in ...
Schindler, Jonathan | United States
I am from Saint Louis, MO. My left interests mainly include addressing economic injustice, although I think all spheres need to be addressed in the long run. I am an advocate of Parecon and admirer of the great work that Michael Albert and the rest of the Z staff have put into making this site what it is today.
Earp, Charley | United States
Utopian Longings Charley's Brief Autobiography For some reason, I always go back to the year of my birth, as if that explains something about my adult self. Nineteen sixty-three was the year that Martin Luther King, Jr. preached his famous "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington. Although just an infant, I imbibed something of that utopian spirit tha...
Hayden, Bree | United States
Azulay, Jessica | United States
Jessica Azulay is an activist and writer from West Virginia. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY where she helps out with peace and justice organizing. Jessica was the co-founder of the (now defunct) NewStandard, a news website run on the principles of participatory economics. Now she is excited in helping others form collectives based on parecon. Jessica also has a day-job making websites for ...
Podur, Justin | Canada
Justin Podur is a writer and editor for ZNet (www.zmag.org), part of Z Communications, an alternative media organization dedicated to political analysis and support for movements for social change. He has reported from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, India, Haiti, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Israel/Palestine, and Mexico. He also writes on North America. He has writte...
Peters, Cynthia | United States
Cynthia Peters is a freelance writer, activist, and editor of The Change Agent (www.nelrc.org/changeagent), a social justice magazine for adult learners and adult educators. She writes about a wide range of topics including organizing, parenting, marketing, feminism, racism, and gender politics.
George, Justin | Australia
Hi, I live in Melbourne, Australia, and I think I first came across Znet courtesy of the linear notes of a Propagandhi album along time ago. Soon after that Michael Albert gave a talk at my university- University of Queensland- where I first encountered in any detail his proposals on Parecon, which opened my eyes to exciting and new possibilities for progressive change. I particularly related ...
Spannos, Chris | United States
Chris Spannos has had over a decade of experience in self-managed media collectives and also as an activist, organizer, and anti-capitalist. From 1998-2006 he participated in the Redeye collective, heard on Vancouver Co-op radio. In September 2006 he joined Z as full-time staff focusing on ZNet and ZCom web operations. Other media work includes helping out with Z Video productions, being ...
Albert, Michael | United States
Michael Albert is a founder and current member of the staff of Z Magazine as well as staff of Z Magazine`s web system: ZCom (www.zmag.org). Albert`s radicalization occurred during the 1960s. His political involvements, starting then and continuing to the present, have ranged from local, regional, and national organizing projects and campaigns to co-founding South End Press, Z Magazine, the Z Me...
Shadwell, Stuart | United States
I'm Stuart Shadwell and am was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. I currently reside in St. Louis. I have a degree in Media Studies from Missouri State University. I am currently studying Studio Art and Psychology at the University of Missouri St. Louis in preparation for applying to graduate schools for Art Therapy. My primary artistic goals are: Animtaion, Illustration, Puppetry and Ma...
Iles, Caragh | South Africa
Szendro bok, Mera | United States
Media reform advocate, community organizer and public speaker on media policies and the public interest.
Tinker, Matthew | United States
Kelly, Brian | United States
Brian is socialist organizer, writer, and activist from New York. Brian's writings can be found on his website - Diary of a Walking Butterfly (www.walkingbutterfly.org). Contact e-mail: butterflywalking (AT) gmail.com.