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Friday Nite Videos | April 20, 2018

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A Series of Gunfortunate Events. You Wanna Lie Us Into War (Parody of Don't Come Around Here No More). The Decline of the Trump Merchandise Empire. Marx in Soho. How IBM Quietly Pushed Out 20,000 Older Workers.

Marx in Soho

Actor, teacher and activist Brian Jones plays Karl Marx in the late Howard Zinn's amusing one person play that looks at Marx's life, his analysis of society and his passion for radical change.

Tidbits - April 17, 2014

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Cecily McMillan Trial Update; Reader Comments - Palestinian-Israeli Talks; Walmat, Living Wage, Minimum Wage of $15; Syria; Turkey; Pulitzer and Snowden; Paul Robeson; Russia, Ukraine, Crimea; Immune Systems; New book - What Did You Learn at Work Today? Announcements - Howard Zinn Symposium - Apr 24 - New York; 78th Celebration Abraham Lincoln Brigade & ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism - Apr. 27 - New York; 45th Contingent of the Venceremos Brigade

Camouflaging the Vietnam War: How Textbooks Continue to Keep the Pentagon Papers a Secret

Bill Bigelow Zinn Education Project - If We Knew Our History Series
The Pentagon Papers that Ellsberg exposed were not military secrets. They were historical secrets - a history of U.S. intervention and deceit that Ellsberg believed, if widely known, would undermine the U.S. pretexts in defense of the war's prosecution. Like today's whistle-blowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg knew the consequences for his act of defiance. He was indicted on 11 counts of theft and violation of the Espionage Act.
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