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Zinn Peoples History

A Warning to Mitch Daniels: My Book Is Dangerous!

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Ever since your anti-Zinn witch hunt, copies of A People's History in Indiana libraries and bookstores have flown off the shelves, Not only does my book, like Zinn's, celebrate radicals and dissenters as the true heroes of American history, but Zinn is actually one of the 100 people I profile in its pages!

Indiana's Anti-Howard Zinn Witch-hunt

Bill Bigelow | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Bill Bigelow

As someone who spent almost 30 years as a high school history teacher, I'm amused by the impoverished pedagogical vision embedded by Mitch Daniels.

Howard Zinn's Legacy

John Tirman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Books
John Tirman

When Howard Zinn died two years ago, obituaries commonly focused on A People's History and his activism. But as Martin Duberman smartly lays out in his new biography about Zinn, his activism tended to overshadow his considerable intellectual achievements.

Howard Zinn at 90: Lessons From the People's Historian

Bill Bigelow | Posted 10.21.2012 | Education
Bill Bigelow

As we remember Howard Zinn on what would have been his 90th birthday, let's count him among the many social justice heroes who offer proof that people's efforts make a difference -- that ordinary people can change the world.