Tag Archives: Howard Zinn

Just for a change: Messages to live by

by Kathie MM As currently envisioned, the U.S. Peace Memorial  will consist of twelve walls, or facets, containing engraved peace quotes from famous Americans (including, for example, Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King Jr., Jeanette Rankin, Margaret Mead, Albert Einstein) as … Continue reading

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 1

by Stefan Schindler America has the largest empire in world history, guarded by a thousand military bases around the world; yet most Americans don’t know there is such a thing as the American empire, even though they’re paying for it.  … Continue reading

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TO EDUCATE OR IGNORATE: That is The Question

  by Guest Author Stefan Schindler “Fascism ought more rightly to be called corporatism, since it embodies the fusion of state and corporate power.” Benito Mussolini “That’s how wars start.  Politicians lie to journalists, then believe what they read.” Karl … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? (This one doesn’t smell so sweet.)

Columbus Day.  Everybody loves a day off, but honestly, does the United States really want to continue celebrating the name of a man who was a slave owner, a slave trader, a greedy, cruel, vicious dishonest brute? A lot of … Continue reading

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