City Lights Books

A Marvelous Victory

By Howard Zinn. Excerpt from Power Governments Cannot Suppress published by City Lights Books.
In this world of war and injustice, how does a person manage to stay socially engaged, committed to the struggle, and remain healthy without burning out or becoming resigned or cynical? I am totally confident not that the world will get better, but that we should not give up the game before all the cards have been played. The metaphor is deliberate; life is a gamble.
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A Power Governments Cannot Suppress

By Howard Zinn. Book - Nonfiction. City Lights Publishers. 2007.
A collection of essays on American history, class, immigration, justice, and ordinary citizens who have made a difference.

Obedience, Activism, and Social Change

Howard Zinn interviewed by David Barsamian. Excerpt. The Progressive, July 1997. The Historic Unfulfilled Promise.
As we approach a new calendar year, we revisit Howard Zinn's warmth, humor, and optimism in this interview with David Barsamian from July 1997. Zinn discusses being considered non-scholarly in the academic world ("...if you write stuff that an ordinary person can read, you’re suspect"). Originally published in The Progressive, the following is excerpted from The Historic Unfulfilled Promise.
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The Bomb

By Howard Zinn. Book - Non-fiction. Beacon Press. 2010. Foreword by Greg Ruggerio.
Zinn's personal reflections and political analysis on the WWII bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Royan, and more.
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