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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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graphic_spiritofrebellio200pxhThe Spirit of Rebellion

In New York, a small army of policemen, laid off and angry, have been blocking the Brooklyn Bridge, and garbage workers are letting the refuse pile up in the streets. In Boston, some young people on Mission Hill are illegally occupying an abandoned house to protest the demolition of a neighborhood. And elderly people, on the edge of survival, are fighting Boston Edison’s attempt to raise the price of electricity. So it looks like a good Fourth of July, with the spirit of rebellion proper to the Declaration of Independence. Continue reading.

zinn_airforce_england_1945_cropWhom Will We Honor Memorial Day?

Memorial Day will be celebrated … by the usual betrayal of the dead, by the hypocritical patriotism of the politicians and contractors preparing for more wars, more graves to receive more flowers on future Memorial Days. The memory of the dead deserves a different dedication. To peace, to defiance of governments. Continue reading.

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Call for Proposals: Second Annual Howard Zinn Bookfair 2015

The second annual Howard Zinn Book Fair (HZBF) will be held on November 14, 2015 in the San Francisco Bay Area. HZBF is currently accepting proposals for readings, workshops, and panels. HZBF is especially interested in conversations about… Read More

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