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"A People's History of the United States"

What you learned in your high school history is class is wrong. Dangerously wrong. Obscenely wrong.

This book proves this. It is the anti-high school history class. 773 more words

Book Reviews

Tomgram: Howard Zinn | "I Plead Guilty" (to Insubordination)

Finishing School for Pickets 
By Howard Zinn (August 6, 1960)

By Howard Zinn and Paula Giddings  TomDispatch.com  March 24, 2015

[The excerpt from a longer 1960 piece by Howard Zinn and Paula Giddings posted at  1,349 more words

Nonviolent Action

Middle class as the buffer

I was struck by the use (dare I say manipulation?) of the middle class leading up to the American Revolution. Zinn describes a class of artisans that grew up between the social, political, and economic elites and the poor, who were often the indentured folk in the colonies. 254 more words

Society

Howard Zinn...Nothing new under the sun...

Before quoting Howard Zinn … I’m thinking back to the history books we had pushed on us in the late 50’s and 60’s and 70’s when I was in school. 406 more words

Disorganized Crime...Human Behavior

Lupe Fiasco First Single "Atomic Misphilosophy" After Tetsuo & Youth

I’m going to suggest that historian Howard Zinn inspired the new Lupe Fiasco single “Atomic Misphilosophy.” Only because he placed a hashtag under Zinn’s name when uploading this song to Soundcloud a few hours ago. 27 more words

Music

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IS NOT OUR PROBLEM, CIVIL OBEDIENCE IS! | HOWARD ZINN

“CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IS NOT OUR PROBLEM… CIVIL OBEDIENCE IS!” HOWARD ZINN

It is safe to say that we are living in a celebrity culture, a major cause in us letting the world get into the state it is in. 

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ARTIST IAN PRITCHARD

UniteHere Local 1 and SEIU 73 break from the progressive union coalition.

As the April 7th Chicago election for mayor approaches everybody must take a side.

“You can’t be neutral on a moving train,” Howard Zinn once said. 288 more words

Chicago Mayor's Race