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Posted on: Feb 1, 2010, Source: ZNet

Revolutionary change does not come as one cataclysmic moment but as an endless succession of surprises, moving zigzag toward a more decent society.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2009, Source: Bill Moyers Journal

Zinn: "Democracy doesn't come from the top. It comes from the bottom. Democracy is not what governments do. It's what people do."

Posted on: May 14, 2009, Source: The Progressive

Obama once said, 'It's not enough to get out of Iraq; we have to get out of the mindset that led us into Iraq.' What happened to that Obama?

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source: Boston Globe

We should be asking the candidates: Is our war in Afghanistan ending terrorism, or provoking it? And is not war itself terrorism?

Posted on: Apr 1, 2008, Source:

Have justifications for empire begun to lose their hold on our minds?

Posted on: Mar 30, 2008, Source: The Nation

In today's climate of uncontrolled greed, it seems like a no-brainer to channel one of the most innovative programs in US history.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2007, Source: Progressive Media Project

Is not nationalism -- that devotion to a flag, an anthem, a boundary so fierce it engenders mass murder -- one of the great evils of our time?

Posted on: May 2, 2007, Source: City Lights

An excerpt from Howard Zinn's new book -- a collection of essays on history, class and the strength of ordinary citizens -- explores the unfair trial of Sacco and Vanzetti and the flawed justice system that still haunts us today.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Remembering our country's history of grassroots movements can energize calls for impeachment of Bush and Cheney.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The USA's massive military campaigns are both strategically ineffective and morally indefensible.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Declaration of Independence gives us the true meaning of a patriot, someone who supports a country's ideals, not necessarily its government.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2006, Source: The Progressive

If Americans were more aware of how often our leaders have lied in order to wage war, would anyone have believed this president's justifications for attacking Iraq?

Posted on: Mar 30, 2006, Source: WireTap

<b>Opinion</b>: When we shrink the wages and benefits of students and campus workers, the quality of education declines.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2005, Source: The Progressive

No matter who sits on the Supreme Court, it's up to citizens, not to judges, to create and preserve justice.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2004, Source:

"I wanted, in writing 'A People's History,' to awaken a great consciousness of class conflict, racial injustice, sexual inequality, and national arrogance."

Posted on: Oct 18, 2004, Source: The Progressive

With the failure so obvious, and the president tripping over his words trying to pretend otherwise, it astonishes us that a majority of Americans believe the president has done "a good job" in the war on terrorism.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2004, Source: The Progressive

There is no such thing as a 'good war' &#8211; and no one understands that better than a soldier.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2002, Source: The Progressive

The debate over the war on Iraq is over geopolitics and strategy, not the truly important issue: human life.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2002, Source:

America has been seriously, tragically deceived by the Bush administration's call for an endless war. It's time to strike back.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2000, Source: The Progressive

Foregoing white men as America's historical idols isn't just a matter of poltitical correctness. Howard Zinn comments on why yesterday's heroes should be pushed out of the spotlight in favor of the activists and civil rights leaders who fought against injustices our forefathers have caused.