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Beyond Voting

Beyond Elections | HowardZinn.org

By Howard Zinn • Excerpted from The Zinn Reader  The political culture of the United States is dominated by voting. Every election year is accompanied by an enormous amount of attention, with the media and the politicians joining forces to try to persuade Americans that voting for one candidate or another is the most important …

The Time of Our Lies – The Life and Times of Howard Zinn

“The Time of Our Lies” will be performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe through August 25. It portrays the story of U.S. historian, educator and activist Howard Zinn as a young bombardier in World War II. Choreographed through song and rap, the play cautions against the politics of U.S. history and challenges the dominant narrative. The play …

“The People Speak, Englewood,” an Evening of Dramatic Readings and Songs, May 31st

May 31st, 6:00 pm, at TEAM Englewood High School, Auditorium 6201 S Stewart Ave, Chicago, IL 60621 Free and open to the public | Free lot parking | CTA: 63rd – Red line, Halsted – Green line, #63 bus Hosted by Kevin Coval, featuring Ameena Matthews of The Interrupters; Louder Than a Bomb All-Star Malcolm …

The People Speak in D.C. and S.O.S. March

The People Speak Monday, July 25, 7:30 PM with a special introduction by Dave Zirin SOS Film Festival – ALL FILMS @ 7:30 PM TICKETS $10 The People Speak is inspired by Howard Zinn’s groundbreaking books A People’s History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States. Using dramatic and musical …

The Uses of History and the War on Terrorism

Zinn recently spoke in Madison, Wisconsin where he was receiving the Haven Center’s Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship. We bring you his lecture, “The Uses of History and the War on Terrorism.”   Democracy Now! • November 24, 2006