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A People's History of Arizona: What Would Howard Zinn Say?

Ian Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Moss

While clad in the rhetoric of equality, these latest pieces of legislation represent anything but. Instead, both the immigration and the ethnic studies laws themselves represent ethnic chauvinism by the Arizona state government.

Marx On The Upper West Side

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Justin T. Cass | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost's Local Citizen Reporting Team Here in New York City, the seat of global finance, Karl Marx received a standing ovation on Satur...

NY Assignment Desk: Tribute to Howard Zinn, The Knicks

Huffington Post | Rebecca Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of the Eyes&Ears Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive adva...

Howard Zinn: A Call to Action

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Perkins

It is time to take back our power, to wrest it from all the megalomaniac corporations and those who profit from withholding information from the people.

ReThink Review: the Corporation -- Power to the Corporate Killbots!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.11.2010 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

When the Roberts Supreme Court passed its disastrous Citizens United ruling, one of the first things that came to mind was the excellent 2003 documentary, the Corporation.

Remembering Howard Zinn

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Howard Zinn taught us to be neither victims nor passive observers of unjust treatment but active and proud claimants of our American birthright.

Howard Zinn On Optimism And The Struggle For Justice

The Huffington Post | Howard Zinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Howard Zinn, the much-loved author, professor, and political activist who is perhaps most famous for "A People's History of the United States," died o...

Bob Herbert On Howard Zinn: 'A Radical Treasure'

New York Times | Bob Herbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I had lunch with Howard Zinn just a few weeks ago, and I've seldom had more fun while talking about so many matters that were unreservedly unpleasant:...

The People's Historian

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

It is ironic that Howard Zinn should have died in the week of the Citizens United Supreme Court decision glorifying and enhancing corporate power.

Howard Zinn And J. D. Salinger: Two Heroes

Wendy Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Block

I would never have linked these two icons - Zinn and Salinger. But after both deaths unsettled me similarly, I realized that what I loved about each was his rebellious, idealistic soul.

Revisionist RIP

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

So far out of the mainstream was Howard Zinn's interpretation of U.S. history that even the late Arthur Schlesinger Jr. -- no slouch as a liberal -- called Zinn a "polemicist, not a historian."

An Interview With Howard Zinn

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Sirucek

Howard Zinn - historian, professor, liberal activist and author of A People's History of the United States - passed away yesterday at 87. I didn't k...

Remembering Howard Zinn

Alex Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Green

As I sit at the desk of my small independent bookstore a mile from where he lived, and think of Howard Zinn, I cannot cast my eyes in any direction without signs of his presence here.

Howard Zinn: People's President, American Patriot

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rory O'Connor

Our country lost one of its greatest patriots yesterday, and I lost a friend and longtime role model and inspiration, when historian and activist Howa...

How the Great Howard Zinn Made All Our Lives Better

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

No American historian has left a more lasting positive legacy on our understanding of the true nature of our country than Zinn, mainly because his books reflect a soul possessed of limitless depth.

Dear Howard

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Snow

Howard Zinn was one of the sweetest and gentlest souls. To watch him talk to young people made me hope that my life at such an advanced age would still be so engaging.

Howard Zinn: The Historian Who Made History

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dave Zirin

Anyone who believes that the United States is immune to radical politics never attended a lecture by Howard Zinn. And only Howard could pull that off because he was entirely authentic.

A Memory of Howard

Daniel Ellsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Ellsberg

This morning, I was being interviewed by the Boston Phoenix and the interviewer asked me who my own heroes were -- I had no hesitation in answering, first, "Howard Zinn."

An Interview With the Late, Great Howard Zinn

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

In a 2008 interview, the progressive icon told me he believed that "the American people have the capacity to change the direction of our nation from being a military power to being a peaceful nation, using our enormous wealth for human needs."

Remembering Howard Zinn

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph A. Palermo

Howard had the most developed sense of irony of anyone I've ever seen or read -- a quality that made him my all-time favorite historian. I know that I am not alone in saying that he is the reason I became one.

"Great Man" Theory? History Is Driven by the Little Guy

Viggo Mortensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Viggo Mortensen

When looked at from below, rather than from the "great man" perspective, history shows that whenever change has happened, it has been through protest, dissent, and defiance from ordinary people who are struggling.

The People Speak: When Television Makes History

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Zirin

The People Speak is more than just must-see-TV. It is nothing less than the life's work of Howard Zinn brought to life by some of the most talented actors, musicians, and poets in the country.

Expect to Hear Much More from Allison Moorer

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Bialas

Allison Moorer has signed a deal with Ryko Records and will be releasing Crows, her seventh studio album, on February 9, 2010, almost two years after Mockingbird, her most recent release.

Life, Liberty and the Right to Be Sick

Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel

Scandlen argues that "Americans are not required to buy food, clothing or shelter. Why must they buy health insurance?"

Rx For The Soul: 10 Ways To Nurture Soulful Living

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

"Whatever satisfies the soul is truth." --Walt Whitman My new blog/ web site, Rx For The Soul, launches today at I'm still putt...