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The Book of Zines: Directory
Do you want to start your own independent publication? This one of the best all-in-one resources we've found on on-line

An Overview of Abortion in the United States
Guttmacher Institute
The Guttmacher Institute is a nonprofit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education..

State by State Facts About Abortion
PBS Frontline
This map offers the most recent information (as of Nov. 8, 2005) on these regulations, drawn from national pro-life, pro-choice and non-partisan sources. Click on the map for a particular state's laws concerning mandatory waiting periods, counseling, parental consent for minors, taxpayer funding for abortion, rights of conscience protection for healthcare workers, state regulation of abortion facilities, and more.

Abortion Statistics - World
In 54 countries (61% of the world population) abortions are legal.  In 97 countries (39% of the world population) abortions are illegal.   There are approximately 46 million abortions conducted eacy year, 20 million of them obtained illegally. 

Sexual Behavior Stats (PDF)
This report presents national estimates of several measures of sexual behavior among males and females 15-44 years of age in the United States in 2002, 
as collected in the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG). 




How Gas Prices Work
by Kevin Bonsor and 
Ed Grabianowski
To the average person, it probably seems as though there's little rhyme or reason to how gas prices are determined. In this article, we will look at the forces that impact the price of gas at the pump, and we'll find out where your gas money actually goes.
As one of the world's most profitable companies, ExxonMobil has the power to move the world toward a more sustainable energy future. Instead, ExxonMobil has acted consistently to move our country backward on energy policy by opposing efforts to stop global warming, lobbying to drill in America's most pristine wilderness areas, and failing to promote renewable energy and fuel efficiency.

Oil Stats

WorldWideWeb Tax
Tax questions and answers.
Here you’ll find IRS forms, IRS instructions, IRS publications, tax tables, rate schedules, charts, worksheets, and answers to practically every IRS and tax question imaginable in their Master Index of tax topics. 

World Factbook
Looking for all in one source for all world nations. The CIA's worldfact book has Maps, Climate, Age structure, Birth rate, Infant mortality rate, Life expectancy, Ethnic groups, Literacy, Legal system, GDP, Electricity  consumption, Oil consumption, Telephones users,  Internet users, Military manpower, Military expenditures, and much more....

The CIA's Covert Operations
A lesson plan for students (Grades: 9th-12th)

More Links
Here's a few more links from last year.



Black Panther Newpaper collection

This page makes available some of the original writings of the Black Panther Party from its first three years of existence (1966-1969) when it grew to be an explosive power and the predominant influence in the Black nation. These articles dispell a number of myths about the Black Panthers currently circulated by opportunists, lecture-circuit parasites and wannabe Hollywood directors.

Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation
 The Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation is a community-based, non-profit research, education, and advocacy center dedicated to fostering progressive social change. By preserving the history of multicultural activism and community self-determination, by educationg the public about this history's continued relevance, and by creating a crucible for practicing ongoing progressive change, guided by the writings and teachings of Huey P. Newton, the Foundation seeks to empower all people, but especially urban youth, to be builders of a true global community. 

Learning what Marxism Is about
The purpose of the material here is to give you an overview of the diversity in Marxism, dispell common misconceptions concerning our views on various important issues, as well as help you take the next step and really begin to learn what Marxism is all about: critique, and social change.

Marxist Internet Archive
It's all here! Marxist writers,  Key Marxists, History... etc.

A for Anarchy
This website is intended to introduce fans of the film/graphic novel V For Vendetta to the history and philosophy of Anarchy--the belief that hierarchal social relationships are unnecessary and should be abolished.

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
A French economist and socialist philosopher who was the first individual to call himself an "anarchist" and is considered among the first anarchist thinkers. Born in Besançon, he was a workingman, a printer, who taught himself to read Latin so as to print books in that language well. He is most famous for asserting "Property is theft"

An Apology from Al-Qaeda
by Yamin Zakaria
George Bush apologised for all the abuses, tortures, rapes and murders in Abu-Ghraib and then expected the Islamic world to forgive. Imagine if the Al-Qaeda leadership issued an apology for the execution of Paul Johnson and then went on to explain that the perpetrators acted on their own initiatives. They lacked training and were not aware of the rules of the Geneva Convention. Would the Americans be prepared to accept such an explanation and a similar apology to the one that was issued by George Bush with regards to Abu-Ghraib?

Fascism Anyone?
By Laurence W. Britt
The cliché that people and nations learn from history is not only overused, but also overestimated; often we fail to learn from history, or draw the wrong conclusions. Sadly, historical amnesia is the norm. This article is from Free Inquiry Magazine, Vol. 23, No. 2

Is America a Post-democratic Society? How to Preserve Our Republic By Paul Kurtz
The Roman Republic lasted but two centuries, and then it was supplanted by the Roman Empire. Has the American democratic republic, too, become so fragile that its survival is in doubt? This article is from Free Inquiry magazine, Vol. 25, No. 1