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A People’s History of United States by Howard Zinn has always been a book I’ve picked up and read in pieces but for the first time since college I’m reading chronologically beginning with the 20th century .  656 more words

Daily Droppings

Busting the Media’s ISIS Myths

by Daniel Greenfield
August 14, 2014

Know your enemy. To know what ISIS is, we have to clear away the media myths about ISIS. 548 more words

Israel & Middle East

It’s Official!/New Findings

Will edit this post in the morning.

This past week has been hectic. As you may or may not have known, I have moved to Boston and start work in the morning (graduate school does not start until September). 702 more words

African American

Updating Howard Zinn

Our Busboys and Poets Book Club meets monthly in the Howard Zinn Room at the BB&P restaurant in Hyattsville under a remarkable mural painted by BB&P owner Andy Shallal. 175 more words

Relating To Other Writing

Why we shouldn't avoid the word "white"

Many years ago, many people had no qualms about calling themselves “white.”

Today, more people seem to be squeamish about it. Students in class have occasionally asked me if we can use another word in place of “white” to describe people – “technically we’re pinkish”, one once said. 1,104 more words

Nova Scotia

Howard Zinn: "There is no flag large enough"

“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.”
– Howard Zinn

Politics/Current Events