Category: ZMag

Alex Jensen: Tosepan: Resistance and Renewal in Mexico


Since the mid-1980s, Mexico has been a poster child for globalization. Through free trade treaties and structural adjustment policies imposed by international financial institutions, the country has been “liberalized”—opened up to unfettered corporate investment and imports—to an extent matched by few other countries. Though the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is the most well-known Read more…

avatar
Kathy Kelly: Securing Peace

I admire the APV blend of idealism and practicality, doing “the things that make for peace,” even as they face daily anxieties in the chaos and upheaval that mark life in a war zone

avatar
Norman Solomon: Media Trashing

Some people are attached to the idea that the Democratic National Committee will “rig” the presidential nomination against Bernie Sanders. The meme encourages the belief that the Bernie 2020 campaign is futile because of powerful corporate Democrats. But such fatalism should be discarded. As Frederick Douglass said, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never Read more…

Hilary Klein: Lessons to Learn on the 25th Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising

The Zapatista movement has a deep sense of community, the unquestioned assumption that the collective well being takes priority over the individual

avatar
Martha Rosenberg: How Medical Conflicts of Interest Get Dangerous, Expensive Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet

How bad is Pharma’s brazen financial infiltration into U.S. medicine?

Nicolas J.S. Davies: The Hidden Structure of U.S. Empire

This self-reinforcing vicious circle endangers us all, not least those of us who live at the heart of this corrupt and ultimately self-destructive empire

Danica Jorden: It Has Begun: One in Five Million Protest in Serbia

A common alienation is uniting the people

Bridget Meehan: Living it Large—Life on Benefits

A society that allows many, many people to live on less than £100 per week while a privileged few get by on over £100,000 is surely a great place to live

avatar
Patrick Bond: South Africa Searches for a 
Financial Parachute

An open, frank public discussion about the IMF’s regrettable history and current agenda is sorely needed

avatar
Jeremy Brecher: Climate Jobs for All

Building Block for the Green New Deal

Skip to toolbar