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Howard Zinn at 100: The Enduring Legacy of the People’s Historian

Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Democracy Now!
Through Howard Zinn's example, his activism, and the enduring relevance of his writings, we can commit, on the centennial of his birth, to reiterate one of his central messages: war is not the answer to conflict in the 21st century.

Friday Nite Videos | March 11, 2022

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Unsolved Mysteries: Why Hasn’t Merrick Garland Indicted Donald Trump? Cakewalk to Baghdad. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Explained in 8 Moments. Life and Death 3,000,000 Years Ago. Wrongful Convictions.

Cakewalk to Baghdad

A big and powerful country invaded a small and weak country, using a trumped-up threat. It didn't end well. 

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Has the Myth of the ‘Good War’ Done Us Lasting Harm?

Ben Rhodes New York Times
“Has the prevailing memory of the ‘Good War,’ shaped as it has been by nostalgia, sentimentality and jingoism, done more harm than good to Americans’ sense of themselves and their country’s place in the world?”

Tidbits - Nov. 18, 2021 - Lots of Reader Comments: Kenosha Killer; White Supremacists Attack on Democracy; Bomb Didn’t Beat Japan, Red Army Did; The Harder They Fall; New resource on Black films; Howard Zinn; Announcements; more ....

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Lots of Reader Comments: Kenosha Killer; White Supremacists Attack on Democracy; How Textbooks Taught White Supremacy; Bomb Didn’t Beat Japan, Red Army Did; The Harder They Fall; New resource on Black films; Howard Zinn; Announcements; more ....

Friday Nite Videos | November 12, 2021

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El Carretero | Giovanni Hidalgo & Friends. Your COP-26 Questions Answered: Is It Too Late? Tom Morello | Hold the Line. The Drummer | Danny Glover Movie. Big Bird Has a New Word for Ted Cruz.

Danny Glover: Still Marching to a Different Drummer

Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon Counterpunch
Danny Glover, Sam Underwood and Prema Cruz star in this dramatic portrayal of the interwoven stories of three veterans that reveal the traumatic effects of war on the psyches of different generations.

The Drummer | Movie

Three interwoven stories reveal the traumatic effects of war on the psyches of veterans from different generations (IMDB). With Danny Glover, Sam Underwood, Prema Cruz. Read a full review here

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