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Disobedience and Democracy: Nine Fallacies on Law and Order

By Howard Zinn. Book - Essays. Vintage and Random House, 1968; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
Written in response to Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas' Concern Dissent and Civil Disobedience, Zinn lays out a clear and dynamic case for civil disobedience and protest, and challenges the dominant arguments against forms of protest that challenge the status quo.
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Failure to Quit

By Howard Zinn. Z Magazine, 1990; excerpt from Failure to Quit.
This essay, written for Z Magazine in 1990, and reprinted in my book Failure to Quit, was inspired (if you are willing to call this an inspired piece) by my students of the Eighties. I was teaching a spring and fall lec­ture course with four hundred students in each course (and yet with lots of discussion). I looked hard, listened closely, but did not find the apathy, the conservatism, the disregard for the plight of others, that everybody (right and left) was reporting about "the me generation."

Justice in Everyday Life: The Way It Really Works

Edited by Howard Zinn. Book - Essays. Morrow Books, 1974; Beacon Press, 1977; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
A collection of essays by dozens of writers on topics of the police, courts, prison, housing, work, health, schools, and fighting back.

Postwar America: 1945–1971

By Howard Zinn. Book - Essays. Bobbs-Merrill, 1973; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
The postwar boom in the U.S. brought about massive changes in U.S. society and culture. In this accessible volume, historian Howard Zinn offers a view from below on these vital years in American history.

SNCC: The New Abolitionists

By Howard Zinn. Book - Nonfiction. Beacon Press, 1964; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
A detailed history of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

The Southern Mystique

By Howard Zinn. Book-Nonfiction. Knopf, 1959; Touchstone 1972; ; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
In one of his earliest published works, Howard Zinn writes about his experiences teaching and organizing with the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
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