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I protest! I want my priceless pazazz back

I protest! I want my pazazz back. It’s not something I have ever taken lightly or for granted, but somewhere inside me I’ve had this little box of it and it has been very nice thank you. 858 more words


"Books on the Bus" Podcast—Episode 3

For episode 3, Books on the Bus is shifting gears from punk rock to jam band.

Our guest today is Todd Pasternack of the bands Ominous Seapods, Marlow and Bump. 174 more words

Video: Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn's "The Problem is Civil Obedience"

This performance was part of “The People Speak, Live!” at the Metro in Chicago, on January 31, 2012, produced by Voices of a People’s History in collaboration with Louder Than a Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival. 333 more words

Opinion Leaders

Children in Conflict

“If a bomb is deliberately dropped on a house or a vehicle on the grounds that a “suspected terrorist” is inside (note the frequent use of the word suspected as evidence of the uncertainty surrounding targets), … 804 more words

War And Health

Prophetic Dissonance (Part 1): Telling National Myths from the Bottom Up

In 1980 Howard Zinn, a political scientist, published a book called The People’s History of the United States. This history book was meant to challenge most histories of the United States, by presenting the history of the country through the lens of the majority, that is to say, the masses of people at bottom of society. 866 more words


Travel-School Style: The Adams Family

“I must study Politics and War that my sons may have liberty to study Mathematics and Philosophy. My sons ought to study Mathematics and Philosophy, Geography, Natural History, Naval Architecture, Navigation, Commerce and Agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study Painting, Poetry, Music, Architecture, Statuary, Tapestry and Porcelaine.” 842 more words