Vol. VI, No. 11 November 2000

Why I'm Voting for Ralph Nader


by Jonathan Wallace

Here is the complete irony and duality of the Israeli condition: America sells helicopter gunships to the secular, who use them to end trouble started by the nationalist-religious right, whom the U.S. would never trust with helicopters.

Countering U.S. Media Bias
by the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

12 year old Mohammed Al-Durah was murdered by Israel soldiers, not "caught in the crossfire." Please do not allow any instance of this whitewashing of his killing to go uncorrected.

Sharon's Provocation at the Temple Mount
by the Israeli Peace Bloc

Sharon has proven to the whole world that Temple Mount/Haram A-Sharif is a territory under occupation, a place where the State of Israel can assert its authority only by the use of brute force.

How We See Things
By Adam Keller

It is the occupation which is the culprit, which breeds the hatred and the conflict. The victims - the Israelis and the much more numerous Palestinians - are all victims of the occupation.

The Explosion
By Adam Keller and Beate Zilversmidt

Nobody had really expected that there would be such an overreaction by the police, whose only response to what started with stone throwing was shooting to kill.

Al Gore and the Internet
by Robert Kahn and Vinton Cerf

Al Gore was the first political leader to recognize the importance of the Internet and to promote and support its development.

Blood and Games
By Howard Fienberg

The number of grotesquely violent video games has been increasing, letting young players slice the limbs or decapitate the heads of the 'bad guys,' fill their opponents full of bullets, or even incinerate them with portable nuclear weapons.

Coupon Democracy
By Ben G. Price

The rules of mass ensorcellment haven't changed much since the witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth cast a spell over Elizabethan audiences.

Oblivion Confounded
By Seymour Schechtman

Many people need some sort of lifeline heavenward over and above their physical, material self.

Richard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream: The Face of Evil

Technology is not about anti-gravity, designer children, or new information channels merely. It is about the entire field of human subjectivity and how we choose to define and direct ourselves.

Letters to The Ethical Spectacle

Democracy is two wolves and a sheep deciding what to have for dinner.

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