Day: January 16, 2011

Christina Green's Civics Lesson

Wherein the author offers an apt summation of the rot at the core of the American political system. Last week, Christina Green got a lesson in American government and politics. The rest of us, apparently, did not. DAVID MICHAEL GREEN  |  1.17.11 | [print_link]    READ ON

HOWARD ZINN: A people's war? (Part 2)

Excerpted from A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES by Howard Zinn Chapter 16: A PEOPLE’S WAR?  [PART TWO]  For Part 1, click here [print_link] But there was no organized Negro opposition to the war. In fact, there was little organized opposition from any source. The CommunistREAD ON

HOWARD ZINN: A people's war? (Part One)

Excerpted from A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES by Howard Zinn Chapter 16: A PEOPLE’S WAR?  [PART ONE]  For Part Two click here “We, the governments of Great Britain and the United States, in the name of India, Burma, Malaya, Australia, British East Africa, BritishREAD ON