Ekine's ZSpace Friends
Mahat, Ishara | Canada
I am a development practioner with a particular interest on social change and indigenous development in the developing world. I have worked with various development organizations in Nepal and abroad in different capacities especially focusing on project appraisal and development. I have been a consultant and advisor for gender mainstraming projects implemented by CIDA/Nepal. My passion to...
Ramirez, Abraham | United States
Carter, Lawrence | England
Ano, Takashi | Japan
McGehee, Michael | United States
Black, Maxwell | United States
Maxwell Black is a working class internet agitator from Arlington VA. He runs the website www.amovingtrain.com with the stated purpose to: "Challenge the basic cultural assumptions of the mainstream public of the United States through the use of playful and subversive words and images." He can be reached at email@example.com.
Rai, Milan | England
Milan Rai, the anti-war activist, author and editor based in Hastings, England, first became politically active in the campaign against Pershing II and Ground-Launched Cruise Missiles - nuclear weapons scheduled to be deployed in Western Europe in the late 1980s. A Peace News seller at his school, he's now become co-editor of the monthly magazine. Milan's primary organizational affiliations ha...
Davis, Connie | United States
I now work as a retail clerk. When I started that over 5 years ago, it was a great job with good pay and seemingly good management. But now, with every passing day, every new rule, every cut-back on hours, every new responsibility, every paper I must sign and every shrinking paycheck, I realize that I must become more than my job, more than a couch potato, more than a good c...
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.
Roblin, Stephen | United States
I became political at a young age through my exposure to the daunting problems facing Baltimore city while playing basketball at a west side recreation council. In high school I was introduced to left activist/scholars such as Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky and others, who provided satisfying answers to questions I had about my society’s allowance for such gross inequalities and injustices. ...
Sibanda, Nkululeko | England
Korte, Patrick | United States
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...
Johnston, Jack | United Kingdom
Trigona, Marie | Argentina
Marie Trigona has reported from Argentina for numerous media outlets around the world. A writer, radio producer, and film maker, her work focuses on labor struggles, social movements and human rights in Latin America. Her writing has appeared in publications including Z Magazine and ZNet, NACLA, Monthly Review, Canadian Dimension, The Buenos Aires Herald, Left Turn, Americas Program, Clamor, Ve...
Redwood, Andy | England
Jones, Nathan | United States
Francis, Janan | United Kingdom
As I suspect has happened with many of us my political awakening was a strong factor (although not the only one) in causing me to examine life in much greater detail and this resulted in a radical vocational change and new life trajectory. I now work in a large hostel for the homeless and live in South East London. I'm convinced that our society is dysfunctional and although there is muc...
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 ...
Evans, Mark | England
These things probably tell you something about me - I got my initial education in social justice listening to Bob Marley and the Wailers as a teenager, then in my late 20's reading Chomsky which led me to Z. I identify with the humanist world view. My favouite comedian is John Shuttleworth. I enjoy all kinds of "roots" music including folk, reggae, bl...