Category: Editorial

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Z Staff: Gift Offers

Gift subs, donation for book premiums to help Z

Jon Queally: Election Alert: When Democracy Broken, Progress Impossible

When democracy becomes numb to the desires of its citizens and political campaigns become sporting events for television pundits, the ballot box becomes a sad (if necessary) expression of populist will.

Harry Targ: What To Make Of Electoral Politics 2014?

I am looking at exit poll data and, as in prior election seasons, more Democratic votes came from the young, women, African Americans, Latinos, voters with post-graduate degrees and educational levels at or below high school, and low income citizens. This national polling data comports with results from many individual Congressional and state races. These Read more…

Matt Wuerker: Cartoons

Surveillance and Comcast

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Lydia Sargent: Our Dilemma, Your Dilemma

Since “Our Dilemma” appeared in the March issue, things have improved and we can take more time with our decision. Meanwhile, we would like to assure you that we have never asked ourselves, “Why Bother?”

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Noam Chomsky: What Makes Mainstream Media Mainstream?

An institutional analysis of the mainstream media, including some excerpts on the “propaganda model” from Manufacturing Consent by Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman

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Z Staff: About Z

Information on Z’s mission, submission guidelines, contacts, and subscription rates for 2014

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Z Staff: Our Dilemma

Z needs your help and advice

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Site Administrator: Thoughts for the New Year

Quotes from the articles in this issue to inspire continued activism in 2014

Jeffrey Rudolph: Noam Chomsky vs. William F. Buckley

ED. NOTE: Noam Chomsky has been a friend and an inspiration to the staff of Z ever since 1978 when we first started publishing his work (while we were still on the staff of South End Press). When this article (Noam Chomsky vs. William F. Buckley) arrived recently by email, publishing it seemed a perfect Read more…

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