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    HOWARD ZINN 1922–2010

    Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922-January 27, 2010) was a historian, playwright, and activist.

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wwII_memorial_relief_thumbVeterans and Dissent at the War Memorial

For Veterans Day, we highlight this article, “Dissent at the War Memorial,” written by Howard Zinn in 2004. Asked to speak on a panel called, “War Stories,” Zinn said, “I don’t want to honor military heroism–that conceals too much death and suffering. I want to honor those who all these years have opposed the horror of war.” This is followed by additional resources for learning and teaching about war. Continue reading.

voices_2014_978160980592010th Anniversary Edition of Voices Coming This Fall

The 10th anniversary edition of Voices of a People’s History of the United States will be published this fall. This edition will feature new voices including whistleblower Chelsea Manning; Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts… Continue reading.

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