Type of Content: Articles and Essays

With War in Iraq, Echoes of Vietnam Can Still Be Heard

Article by Howard Zinn. The Progressive. July 2003.
"Today, the question remains whether the American people will at some point see behind the deceptions, and join in a great citizens' movement to stop what seems a relentless drive to war and empire at the expense of human rights here and abroad."
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A Chorus Against the War

Article by Howard Zinn. The Progressive. March 2003.
"Men who have no respect for human life or for freedom or justice have taken over this beautiful country of ours. It will be up to the American people to take it back."
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A Surgeon’s Touch

Article by Howard Zinn. The Progressive. September 2005.
"As I write this, the frightening violence in Iraq continues, England and the United States are in a state of fear about suicide bombs, and the Senate is about to confirm a new, conservative Supreme Court justice. So it may seem peculiar to bring up a subject that is either at the far edge of all our attention, or over the edge and invisible. But here I go."
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Distilled Zinn

By the editors. The Progressive. March 2010.
"Howard Zinn wrote a column for The Progressive during the last twelve years of his life. In the March 2010 issue, the editors collected his wisdom from those columns. Here are a few bits."
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Memorial Day: honor those seeking peace

Article by Howard Zinn. The Progressive. May 2005.
"Another Memorial Day. Another war. Yes, let's honor those who died in the nation's many wars. But if we do not want to keep adding to the soldiers' graves, let's also ask why they died."
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The South Revisited

Article by Howard Zinn. The Nation. September 20, 1965.
Howard Zinn follows in the footsteps of another reporter, John Richard Dennett, who 100 years prior toured the post-bellum South for the Nation.
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