Thursday, January 28, 2010

Howard Zinn

Watching today's DemocracyNow show dedicated to Howard Zinn...I will always remember his "People's History" (recently televised) read like a novel in high school. He was a true intellectual and activist, constantly opening the future by relentlessly exposing and dignifying a more full and contentious truth than the romantic "Great Men" version of history could ever comprise...his latest short piece on Obama printed in The Nation arrived only yesterday:

Update: NPR continues the despicable tradition of hostile and right-wing-framed obituaries for left-leaning intellectuals,uses David Horowitz of all people...what the fuck, Robert Siegel?

Siegel must still have a thing against Chomsky, and it's not healthy. Let NPR hear about it.

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