• Howard Zinn • Photo by Ted Polumbaum • Date Unknown

    HOWARD ZINN 1922–2010

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

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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.

Portait of Emma Goldman in the series "All Our Heroes Have Criminal Records." Artwork by Sean Richman/Ad Astra Comics. Commemorating Emma Goldman

May 14 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Emma Goldman, an anarchist who was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women’s equality and independence, and unions. In the following excerpt, Howard Zinn recounts the Haymarket Affair, commemorated as May Day, an event that led to Goldman’s life long commitment to activism. Resources for learning more about Goldman and labor history follow. 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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