Before the cacophony of the anti-RNC protests, this three-day conference encourages activists to have a calm and cerebral debate that goes beyond righteous Bush-bashing. The spectacle and sloganeering at the demonstration is necessary, but the CUNY Grad Center promises to be an arena that's more conducive to original thought. The problems go deeper than Bush, the Democrats, and the upcoming election, the organizers say, and new ideas and strategies are needed. This conference dares to dwell on the awkward question that your crotchety old man likes to ask: Well then, Little Miss Activist, what would you have... More >>>