Saturday, January 30, 2010

The Passing of Howard Zinn

This past week we lost another voice that we could not afford to lose. Howard Zinn has moved on but has left us with a wealth of knowledge, research, and insight that we need to take heed of. Below are links to articles from across the board concerning his passing.

Howard, thank will be remembered and missed.............Scott


Howard Zinn: How I Want to Be Remembered...

Matthew Rothschild: Thank You, Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn, People's President & American Patriot

Our country lost one of its greatest patriots yesterday, and I lost a friend and longtime role model and inspiration, when historian and activist Howard Zinn passed away. I still remember as if it were yesterday the first time I ever saw him.

Howard Zinn, Historian who Challenged Status Quo, Dies at 87


Howard Zinn: On Human Nature and Aggression

Howard Zinn (1922-2010): A Tribute to the Legendary Historian with Noam Chomsky, Alice Walker, Naomi Klein and Anthony Arnove

Howard Zinn: A Just Cause, Not a Just War

Daniel Ellsberg: A Memory of Howard

Elizabeth DiNovella: Remembering Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn: A Public Intellectual Who Mattered
Henry A. Giroux, Truthout: "In 1977 I took my first job in higher education at Boston University. One reason I went there was because Howard Zinn was teaching there at the time. As a high school teacher, Howard's book, 'Vietnam: the Logic of Withdrawal,' published in 1968, had a profound effect on me."
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By Rabbi Arthur Waskow
Howard Zinn's last advice to America: A Broad Coalition for Independence From the Corporations & the Military

imagining a coalition aimed at "independence from the military-corporate alliance," with a platform that includes strong planks on climate, jobs, health, ending the present wars, major reductions in the military, transforming campaign finance, and ending the filibuster.

By Harvey Wasserman
How the great Howard Zinn made all our lives better
Howard Zinn was above all a gentleman of unflagging grace, humility and compassion.He was a warm, unfailingly friendly compadre. He shared a beautiful partnership with his wonderful wife Roz, a brilliant, thoroughly committed social worker about whom he once said: "You and I just talk about changing the world. She actually does it."

By arn specter
A Tribute to Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn, noted teacher, historian and activist, passed on to Spirit on Wednesday, Jan.27, 2010. This is my tribute to him.

Howard Zinn Dead at 87

Zinn, author of People's History of the United States, recently behind the History channel's The People Speak, passed away while traveling. An interview with Zinn was published two days before his death.

By Chris Floyd
Class Acts: Farewell to Chroniclers of American Reality
America lost two distinctive and important voices this week, two writers whose works dealt with absolutely vital but virtually ignored elements of the nation's history and character: the 'marginal' classes and the ruling class. Without the histories of Howard Zinn and the fiction of Louis Auchincloss, we would have a poorer understanding of the forces that form and move our society.

People's Historian and Progressive Hero Howard Zinn Dies

National treasure, and acclaimed author of "People's History of the United States" passed away at age 87. READ MORE

By / AlterNet

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