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Howard Zinn’s Life on the Frontlines

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor / Daniel Denvir Jacobin
Howard Zinn's life was a model for left-wing intellectuals to both produce and take action to transform the world.

The (R)evolutionary Vision and Contagious Optimism of Grace Lee Boggs

Barbara Ransby In These Times
Grace Lee Boggs died yesterday at the age of 100. Boggs' love for humanity ran strong and deep, serving as a generative force for creating change. She was not a part of an elite intelligentsia. She lived in a modest little house on an even more modest income. She never held a tenured university job. She believed that ordinary people, not academics, had the power to understand their lives and to change the world with that understanding.
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