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ColdType Issue 81 now on line

By coldtype - Posted on 07 January 2014

Inside the latest 72-page ColdType Magazine

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NELSON MANDELA: The Man and His Legacy – Cover story this issue is a 27-page series of essays on the life, accomplishments and failures of South Africa’s former president, Nelson Mandela, consisting of seven articles – from South Africa we have James Whyle, Ronnie Kasrils and Richard Pithouse; England, John Pilger and David Edwards; USA, Danny Schechter, and from Canada, Tim Knight. We’ve also got stories about the greediest people of the year by Sam Pizzigati, and a talented band of prisoner-playwrights by Chris Hedges, while Edward S. Herman criticises Desmond Tutu, Michael I. Niman highlights the biggest crime story no one’s reporting, and Alan Chapman gets All Shook Up at his home-town rock ‘n’ roll night.

Our second offering, Permanent Deadline –  is a 30-Page excerpt from a wildly entertaining yet unsettling war novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Fritz, along with an interview with the author

Speaking Events

March 27-April 6 Events Everywhere


April 4: Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next: An event to mark 100 years since the United States entered World War I, and 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous speech against war. A new movement to end all war is growing. 6-8 p.m. at 5th and K Busboys and Poets, Washington, D.C.


April 7-9: Huntsville, Alabama: 25th Annual Space Organizing Conference & Protest


April 22: David Swanson speaking in Burlington, Vermont


June 16-18: David Swanson and many others speaking at United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) annual conference in Richmond, Va.

August 2-6: Peace and Democracy Conference at Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, Minn.

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