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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HERETICS – Joan Braderman pays tribute to Second Wave Feminism

     |    Friday, der 5. March 2010

Joan Braderman, whose 80s stand-up media critique classic JOAN DOES DYNASTY is on, has just released her latest film Heretics. It’s a stylish and insightful documentary about legendary collective second wave feminist journal Heresies. More information about the project here. Watch a 10 minute teaser below.

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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Noam Chomsky receives Erich Fromm Award 2010

     |    Tuesday, der 19. January 2010

The International Erich Fromm Society recognizes with this award the lifework of Noam Chomsky, especially his – from public opinion uninfluenced – political convictions, which center on the right to life and dignity of all of mankind, especially perhaps the powerless. As did Erich Fromm, Chomsky boldly and deliberately speaks a language of reason that 

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