Editorial Philosophy

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ZNetwork both curates and originates. We look across the universe of publications and repost content, as well as generate & solicit original content.

As a reader-supported 501c3 nonprofit, ZNetwork.org does not oppose or endorse candidates for political office.

Original Content

ZNetwork aims to contribute original work that is needed for activism and organization across a holistic view of life, giving attention to gender & kinship relations, culture & community relations, polity, economy, ecology, and international relations.
We prioritize an overarching focus on vision and strategy, as well as on analysis that can contribute to either vision or strategy.
Critique is often an essential component of our content. However, our goal is to advance the discussion beyond all that is wrong towards all that might yet be right, and to highlight diverse efforts towards this goal. We don’t just oppose, we propose.

We aim to make everything we generate as accessible and congenial as possible, and actively seek out systemically marginalized perspectives.

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Curated Content

Our curation criteria for reposting content is exactly as above, with the addition to favor work that we think is especially worthy, or worthy but not widely seen.


Every month, we curate a selection of Z originals and exclusives for ZMagazine. Due to distribution format, only text based articles and images are included.


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All of our original content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

We encourage you to share widely and to please attribute to give creators credit for their work.

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