Note: The Z Magazine section of the new ZCommunications is being worked on... particularly the archive and some design refinements.
Z Magazine is a print monthly periodical devoted to addessing class, race, gender, and power issues in contemporary society and social life. Here, online, you can view articles by author or topic, search them, etc. There is also considerable information about Z and links to related projects. And you can subscribe to the print magazine, or, by becoming a Z Sustainer, to the online version where you can then see the whole magazine simultaneous with its print release, including all graphics, etc.
Table of Contents - March 2014
A hopeful chapter in the No Nukes movement
A hero's horrendous crimes
The GOP has no agenda on poverty
Costs, class, and militarization
The Newspaper of Record and how it positions people's politics--left, right, and center
The small provincial city of Burgos in northern Spain has witnessed mass protests and unrest in the working class neighbourhood of Gamonal.
Resistance and a systemic transformation
Another blow in the ongoing class struggle
An Interview with Pete Seeger in 2006
Wisconsin's Scott Walker's latest agenda
According to a global survey of 66,000 people conducted across 68 countries...
The Balkans and the Future of Europe
China and the global drift to deflation
A possible counterweight to AIPAC
Events, book releases and other items of interest to progressives, compiled for Z by Joel Chaffee
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DRONE/SURVEILLANCE - A broad coalition of groups has announced the Spring Days of Action to End Drone Killing, Drone Surveillance, and Global Militarization. The campaign will focus on drone bases, drone research facilities and test sites and drone manufacturers.
MEDIA - The Media Consortium 2014 Conference will be held February 27-March 2, in Chicago. The conference brings together over 100 leaders of independent news.
RIGHTS - The RightsCon convention will be held March 4-5, in San Francisco. The event features leaders, highlights emerging voices, host strategy and implementation sessions, and provides opportunities to showcase new initiatives.
ECONOMICS - The Union For Radical Political Economics will hold its annual conference March 6-9 in Boston.
WEAPONS/SPACE - The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space conference will be held March 14-16, in Santa Barbara, CA.
TRANSGENDER - The Keystone Conference: A Celebration of Gender Diversity, will be held March 26-30, in Harrisburg, PA.
Contact: [email protected]
POETRY - The annual Split This Rock Poetry Festival will be held March 27-30, in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is Poems of Provocation & Witness.
SURVEILLANCE - One Nation - Under Surveillance, is a one-day conference about building networks of solidarity in defiance of NSA spying and the erosion of democratic rights, to be held March 29 at Central Connecticut State University, sponsored by the CT Coalition to Stop Indefinite Detention, the CT American Civil Liberties Union, the CT Council on American Islamic Relations, and dozens of other activists groups.
Contact: CT Coalition to Stop Indefinite Detention,
7 Scotland Rd., Bloomfield, CT 06002;
860-212-9596; [email protected];
YOUNG FEMINIST - The 10th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 29-31, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.
HUMAN RIGHTS - The Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center and the U.S. Human Rights Network will present the 9th Annual Human Rights Institute, April 2-4.
Contact: www.urbanjustice. org/
TRANS/GENDER - The 2014 Transcending Boundaries Conference will be held April 4-6, near Hartford, CT. The annual conference brings together sexuality, relationship and gender minorities for three days of education, activism and community building. The weekend event includes workshops, discussion groups, social events and a community meal with a keynote address.
Contact: Transcending Boundaries, Inc., PO Box 30171, Springfield, MA 01103; [email protected]; http://www.transcendingboundaries.org/.
LABOR - The 2014 Labor Notes Conference will be held April 4-6, in Chicago.
Contact: labor- [email protected];
ABORTION - The 28th annual conference, From Abortion to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom, will be held April 11-13 at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.
Contact: [email protected]; http://clpp.hampshire.edu/conference.
MILITARY SPENDING - April 14 is a Global Day of Action on Military Spending. Events are planned worldwide.
EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP - The 28th Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference will be held April 24 in Akron, OH. The Conference is directed towards business owners, current employee owners, and economic & community development professionals.
Contact: [email protected];
MAY DAY - May 1 is May Day. Workers of the world will celebrate the 125th anniversary of International Worker’s Day. Born out of a call for an eight-hour workday in the United States, this day is an opportunity for all workers to show their solidarity with one another, as well as to renew the call for labor rights.
FEMINISM/SCI-FI - The feminist science fiction convention WisCon 37 is scheduled for May 23-26 in Madison, WI.
Contact: [email protected];
MULTICULTURE- The 27th annual National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) will take place May 27-31, in New Orleans. Student scholarships are available.
Contact: [email protected];
RADIO - The 38th Annual Community Radio Conference is schedule for May 28-31, in Reston, VA, with discussions and workshops.
LEFT FORUM - The 2014 Left Forum will be held May 30-June 1, at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.
MEDIA - The 16th annual Allied Media Conference will be held June 19-22, in Detroit.
Contact: Allied Media Projects,
HISTORY/WWI - Georgian Court University and the Peace History Society will hold a conference on the theme: World War I: Dissent, Activism, & Transformation, October 17-18. A call for papers for the conference has been issued.
CHILDREN/GUNS - The Every Child Matters Education Fund is campaigning to end Walmart selling Crickett Firearm toys for kids.