I am not Howard Zinn.
That likely is unnecessary to state, and may seem a passive-aggressive statement of arrogance, but recently several people have challenged black men’s work and perspectives (notably… 1,424 more words
Reading Dubliners 1913 by Gary Granville for me was also like reading the history of the United States of America (USA). The chronological order of the momentous human rights that happened in Ireland and USA roughly fell on the same turn of the century. 459 more words
Fellow-citizens, pardon me, allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here to-day? What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? 685 more words
Repost from July 3, 2010
On this July 4, we would do well to renounce nationalism and all its symbols: its flags, its pledges of allegiance, its anthems, its insistence in song that God must single out America to be blessed. 705 more words