Howard Zinn is the author of the best-selling People's History Of The United States (over a million copies sold), and numerous other works of history, politics, and biography. This is a quirky and profound analysis of the role artists have played and are playing in a nation's ramp up to war. Not to be missed by any thinking person concerned with the morality and tragedy of conflict.
Howard Zinn – You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train Interview by Dean Lawrence R. Velvel, Books of Our Time, 11/11/03. Duty of Expression: Thom Yorke and Howard Zinn Debate the Artist’s Role in Saving the World Interview by Sarah Burton, Resonance Magazine, 11/23/03. Another McCarthy Era Interview by Steven Rosenfeld, TomPaine. American Amnesia Interviews Howard Zinn American Amnesia, 2/8/04. Rise Like Lions: The Role Of Artists In A Time Of War Interview by David Barsamian, The Sun, 7/1/04. Candidates Not Addressing Fundamental Issues of American Policy in the World Democracy Now!, 10/14/04.
Howard Zinn on War Seven Stories Press, 2001; updated 2013. Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor’s Last Century Beacon Press, 2001. Terrorism and War Seven Stories Press, 2002. Emma South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013. Artists in Times of War and Other Essays Seven Stories Press, 2003. Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice HarperCollins, 2003.
581 quotes from Howard Zinn: 'There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. 'TO BE HOPEFUL in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. If we see only the worst, it destroys our capacity to do something. How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism? ― Howard Zinn. Howard Zinn, Artists in Times of War and Other Essays. tags: dissent, patriotism, politics.
War is the third album by funk group War, or their first following the departure of singer Eric Burdon and the group's name change from the original: Eric Burdon and War. It was released in April 1971 on United Artists Records, their first for the label. The album did not gain much attention upon release, but sales and critical acclaim picked up after their subsequent hit albums throughout the 1970s, the next appearing later in 1971.
Produced by Howard Zinn. Album A People's History of the United States. Chapter 16: A People's War? Lyrics. Never had a greater proportion of the country participated in a war: 18 million served in the armed forces, 10 million overseas; 25 million workers gave of their pay envelope regularly for war bonds. These questions deserve thought. At the time of World War II, the atmosphere was too dense with war fervor to permit them to be aired.
Howard Zinn' is featured as a movie character in the following productions: Balkan Rhapsodies: 78 Measures of War (2008). Artists in a Time of War released: 2002. Stories Hollywood Never Tells released: 2001. DiY-FEST Compilation, Volume 1 released: 2001.
In Howard Zinn on War, his message is clear: The abolition of war has become not only desirable but absolutely necessary if the planet is to be saved. It is an idea whose time has come He’s changed the conscience of America in a highly constructive way. I really can’t think of anyone I can compare him to in this respect. Howard had a genius for the shape of public morality and for articulating the great alternative vision of peace as more than a dream. James Carroll, columnist for the Boston Globe.