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January 2009

Volume 22, Number 1



Commentary

SUMMER SCHOOL
ZMI 2009
Z Staff


MEMORIAL
Odetta, 1930-2008
Z Staff


FROM THE WEB
Net Briefs
Z Staff


JOURNAL OF THE 22ND YEAR
Media Matters
Z Staff


FOG WATCH
Bailout & Sellout
Edward S. Herman


CONSERVATIVE WATCH
Heritage Fights Back
Bill Berkowitz


LAW & ORDER
Trojan Horse
Sherwood Ross


LA MIGRA
Crossing Lines
Carlos Perez de Alejo


LATIN AMERICA
Disrupt Democracy
Erica Thompson


GAZA
No Lights
Andrea Becker


EYES RIGHT
Brownshirt Anarchism
Chip Berlet


Activism

GAY & LESBIAN COMMUNITY NOTES
Prop 8
Michael Bronski


ANTI-WAR ORGANIZING
GI Coffeehouses
Isabel McDonald


WORKER ORGANIZING
Domestic Workers
Elizabeth Martinez


Features

EMPIRE BUILDING
No Dividend
Paul Street


THE ECONOMY
Epic Recession
Jack Rasmus


THEORY & PRACTICE
Neoliberalism's End?
Damien Cahill


GREEN TIDE
Campesina V Agrofuel
John E. Peck


Culture

BOOK REVIEW
War Without End
Jeremy Kuzmarov


Zaps

FREE LISTINGS
Zaps
Various Contributors


NEW DVD
Elections & Change
Z Staff


SPECIAL OFFER DVDS
Goodbye to Bush Offer
Z Staff


SUBSCRIPTIONS
Outrageous Gift Offer
Z Staff


Table of Contents - January 2009

This Month's Free Z Magazine Articles

Commentary

SUMMER SCHOOL: Z Media Institute 2009 Application by Z Staff *

Information and application form for the 2009 ZMI, or Z Media...
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MEMORIAL: Odetta, 1930-2008 by Z Staff

Remembering "the voice of the Civil Rights Movement."
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FROM THE WEB: Net Briefs by Z Staff *

Items of interest from our email boxes and the web.
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JOURNAL OF THE 22ND YEAR: Z Media Matters by Z Staff *

The state of Z Communications.
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FOG WATCH: Bailouts & Sellouts by Edward S. Herman *

Economic resources rushing to the aid of the "big boys"
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CONSERVATIVE WATCH: Heritage Foundation To "Fight Back" by Bill Berkowitz

Fundraising and regrouping by the most prominent right wing think...
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LAW & ORDER: A "Trojan Horse" for Recruiters by Sherwood Ross

The Pentagon uses No Child Left Behind to target youth.
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LA MIGRA: Crossing State Lines and Prison Gates by Carlos Perez de Alejo

Assaults on immigrant communities by local police with ICE support.
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LATIN AMERICA: Operation Disrupt Democracy in El Salvador by Erica Thompson *

U.S. interference in upcoming elections.
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GAZA: No Lights, No Food, No Medicines: No Change by Andrea Becker

Worsening effects of Israel's blockade.
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EYES RIGHT: Brownshirt Anarchism, Bogus Journalism by Chip Berlet

Critiquing an implied anti-regime alliance between right and left.
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Activism

GAY & LESBIAN COMMUNITY NOTES: Prop 8: Same-Sex Marriage and Coalition Building by Michael Bronski

An anti-gay marriage referendum shows need for better coalition...
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ANTI-WAR ORGANIZING: Brewing GI Joe & Jane by Isabel McDonald

New GI coffeehouses brewing knowledge and resistance in the military.
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WORKER ORGANIZING: Domestic Workers Rising Up by Elizabeth Martinez *

New labor activism among women of color working as domestics.
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Features

EMPIRE BUILDING: There is No Peace Dividend by Paul Street *

The likely continuation of empire and inequality under "Brand Obama."
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THE ECONOMY: Epic Recession Revisited by Jack Rasmus

Our current economic crisis might be best described as "epic...
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THEORY & PRACTICE: The End of Neoliberalism? by Damien Cahill

Despite reports of its demise, the state keeps neoliberalism alive.
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GREEN TIDE: Via Campesina Confronts the Global Agrofuel Industrial Complex by John E. Peck

Via Campesina's conference highlights conflict between farmers and...
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Culture

BOOK REVIEW: War Without End by Jeremy Kuzmarov *

Jeremy Kuzmarov reviews a new book on the illegal U.S. invasion and...
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Zaps

FREE LISTINGS: Zaps - January 2009 by Various Contributors *

Announcements of new events, campaigns, groups, and media.
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NEW DVD: Elections & Change by Z Staff *

A talk by Noam Chomsky just after the 2008 election on DVD.
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SPECIAL OFFER DVDS: Goodbye to Bush Offer by Z Staff *

A "Goodbye to Bush" special offer for a $20 subscription & $15 DVDs.
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SUBSCRIPTIONS: The "Outrageous" Gift Subscription Offer by Z Staff *

A limited time offer for steeply discounted gift subscriptions to Z...
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