By Matthew Rothschild • The Progressive • December 27, 2010
I picked up my Sunday Times yesterday morning and saw that the magazine section was doing its annual obituary section, “The Lives They Lived.”
I expected to find Howard Zinn in there, one of the most towering leftwing intellectuals in America of the last 50 years.
But he was nowhere in sight.Read More...
Bradley Manning, who allegedly leaked hundreds of thousands of secret government documents to Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks, turns 23 in jail Friday. The Daily Beast’s Denver Nicks, in an exclusive interview with Manning’s attorney, reports on his solitary confinement,… Read More
Using dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans, The People Speak focuses on the concept of democracy based on the lives and experiences of ordinary Americans who, through their words and actions,… Read More
November 4, 2010 BAM, Brooklyn, NY 7 pm screening. Q&A to follow. THE PEOPLE SPEAK (2009) Directed by Howard Zinn, Chris Moore and Anthony Arnove. A special screening with Josh Brolin, Staceyann Chin, David Strathairn, Allison Moorer, and… Read More
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The People Speak is a unique celebration of British history. Through live performances and readings, The People Speak will highlight significant moments in our history where people have spoken out for change. Taking part in the event are… Read More
“Welcome to the Plutocracy” A LECTURE BY BILL MOYERS Enjoy an illuminating presentation, in memory of Howard Zinn, by veteran broadcast journalist and political commentator Bill Moyers. Moyers has been recognized, during his forty-year career, as one of… Read More
In July 2010, the FBI released a 243-page file on Howard Zinn. The release describes the historian as “radical.” The documents show the bureau taking an active interest in Zinn since the late 1940s, when he was a… Read More
On April 14, 2010, The Ridenhour Courage Prize was awarded posthumously to Howard Zinn “for his determination to showcase the hidden heroes of social movements throughout history, his refusal to accept the history of only the powerful and… Read More
Busboys and Poets celebrated the life and work of Howard Zinn in a special tribute featuring Amy Goodman, Ralph Nader, Dave Zirin, Marian Wright Edelman, and many more. SleptOnTV • February 15, 2010