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How the Syrian Revolution Transformed Me

By Budour Hassan. Republished from her blog, Random Shelling.

The world revolves around Palestine, or so I thought until 2011.

The Palestinian cause, I argued, was the litmus test for anyone’s commitment to freedom and justice. 1,856 more words


A Young People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

A Young People’s History of the United States

by Howard Zinn

adapted by Rebecca Stefoff

As last summer wound down, I was gathering materials to use to homeschool my then almost nine-year old daughter and almost eleven-year old twin daughters.  319 more words


Ho as Gandhi: the mind of Daniel Berrigan

Back to Father Daniel Berrigan, the Vietnam War activist who died recently at age 95. As we noted yesterday, his mainstream-media obits were overwhelmingly glowing. 977 more words


Class Struggle in 1700s America

An excerpt from Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States

Middle-class Americans might be invited to join a new elite by attacks against the corruption of the established rich. 80 more words


Chris Hedges: Bearing the Cross (Dan Berrigan)

A change is coming. I can feel it.

 By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  May 8, 2016

  Mourners follow the hearse carrying the casket of the Rev. Daniel Berrigan during a procession after his funeral service at the Church of St. 1,174 more words


Truthdigger of the Week: The Late Daniel Berrigan, Lifelong Activist for Peace

But how shall we educate men to goodness, to a sense of one another, to a love of the truth? And more urgently, how shall we do this in a bad time. 702 more words


A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

A People’s History of the United States (1980 original, most recent 2010)
by Howard Zinn (award winning author)

Considered a modern classic for good reason. Every page an eye opening experience to the “real” history of America and you just know it is all true, especially the parts you have lived through but didn’t understand at the time, this book makes the behind the scenes and suppressed or avoided factual presentation in school books. 7,095 more words