“Axis of Evil” News

     |    Monday, der 12. April 2010

The Times (UK newspaper) reported this past Friday that George W. Bush ‘knew Guantánamo prisoners were innocent’. The paper also contends that Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld knowingly covered up the deportation of hundreds of innocent people to Guantanamo. More here.      This report is interesting not only because those barking the loudest about the 

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Howard Zinn Cartoon

     |    Saturday, der 27. March 2010

Empire or Humanity? What the Classroom Didn’t Teach Me About the American Empire is a short animated film based on the late Howard Zinn’s graphic novel People’s History of American Empire. In 2008, Zinn (with fellow historian Paul Buhle) distilled some of his key writings for presentation in the popular, low-threshold medium of comics to 

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You Can’t Be Neutral On A Moving Train

     |    Wednesday, der 17. March 2010

German book publishers Edition Nautilus have just recently released the German language edition of Howard Zinn’s autobiography You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times under the title “Schweigen heisst lügen” (22.- € ). Howard Zinn was a dedicated civil rights activist and historian and this book tells his 

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Historian and Civil Rights Activist Howard Zinn Dies at 87

     |    Monday, der 1. February 2010

Howard Zinn, the professor, historian and social activist and one of the America’s outstanding intellectual social critics, has died.  Zinn served as an Air Force pilot in WWII and became deeply involved in the civil rights and peace movements.  Zinn’s most famous work A People’s History of the United States is a history textbook that 

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     |    Monday, der 19. October 2009

Howard Zinn (born August 24, 1922) is an American historian, political scientist, social critic, activist, playwright, and Democratic Socialist intellectual, best known as author of the bestseller A People’s History of the United States. Zinn has been active in the movements for Civil Rights, Civil Liberties and the anti-war movements in the United States. He 

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