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2000 Stories by Lenora Todaro

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  • Ralph Nader Lashes Back

    published December 19, 2000

    Scoundrel. Spoiler. Narcissist. This fall the left warred over whether a vote for Nader was a vote for progress, a vote in protest, or worse, a... More >>

  • Conscientious Objector

    published November 28, 2000

    Eduardo Galeano speaks to ghosts. He rescues their stories, recounts their lives. And, for his unwavering stance as a critic of contemporary... More >>

  • Poverty Outlaws

    published November 21, 2000

    The Kensington Welfare Rights Union, headquartered in the badlands of north Philadelphia, is ground zero in this country for organizing against... More >>

  • Global Warnings

    published November 7, 2000

    When 50,000 activists took to the streets of Seattle last November and shut down the annual meeting of the World Trade Organization, most... More >>

  • The Promise of Prague

    published October 3, 2000

    PRAGUE—The Prague Castle, seat of power in the Czech Republic for the last one thousand or so years, hovers over this medieval city,... More >>

  • United Nations, Inc.

    published September 5, 2000

    Imagine, as one editorial cartoonist did, the flags encircling the United Nations replaced by corporate banners: the Stars and Stripes by the Nike... More >>

  • Naming the Corporate Criminals

    published August 15, 2000

    SANTA MONICA—While the "Blue Dog Coalition" of conservative Democrats held a fundraiser soaked in corporate dollars on the Santa... More >>

  • Surfing Up Democracy

    published August 15, 2000

    SANTA MONICA—They call themselves "the leaders of the pack." Their symbol: a pointy-eared, beady-eyed, squat little blue dog. They are... More >>

  • From Peace to Pellets

    published August 15, 2000

    LOS ANGELES, August 15—Dubbed "Human Needs, Not Corporate Greed," a mass march through downtown L.A. this evening began peacefully but... More >>

  • Kissin' and Dyin'

    published August 15, 2000

    LOS ANGELES, August 16—The Queers and Allies march, fueled on the principle that an "injury to one is injury to all," began with a... More >>

  • Do You Want to Ralph?

    published July 25, 2000

    In his mind, Ralph Nader is already there. In front of the TV camera. Reciting his platform—the one that threatens to topple Al Gore's... More >>

  • It Takes a Global Village

    published July 18, 2000

    It's called S11 (September 11), the date when activists from all over the world plan to shut down the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum... More >>

  • Firecracker Alternative Book Awards

    published June 13, 2000

    Across town from the numbing fluorescent lights of Chicago's McCormick convention center, where Book Expo America 2000 unfolded, the Crobar... More >>

  • Going After Globalization

    published June 13, 2000

    Globalization is a spongy word, bandied about until it has become as familiar as a bad pop song, and yet its many interpretations... More >>

  • Portrait of a Protest

    published April 18, 2000

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—They move in synchronized waves: Lines of protesters against the International Monetary Fund stride toward an... More >>

  • Seattle : The Sequel

    published April 4, 2000

    FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey—Banging on kettledrums, playing pan flutes, and juggling, a hundred or so activists celebrated April Fool's Day with... More >>

  • Hire Education

    published March 14, 2000

    Any day now, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is expected to decide whether some 1400 graduate... More >>

  • Edifice Wrecked

    published February 1, 2000

    For now, there are the excavation holes. There's one on the south side of Washington Square Park, one on 14th Street and Third Avenue, and there... More >>

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