Posts Tagged: Howard Zinn
This week in San Francisco: The Rumpus Book Club meets IRL, Litquake!, art at Benders, Litquake (Ferlinghetti style), and Barely Published Authors (AKA Litquake!).
Monday 9/27: Are you a member of The Rumpus Book Club yet? Want to “audit” the class before you commit to the reading assignments?...more
Why is it that I find better political links when I read through literary sites than when I go to political blogs?
“If I want to be remembered for anything it’s for introducing a different way of thinking about the world, whether it’s about war, about human rights, about equality…And that the power ultimately rests in the people themselves.” — Howard Zinn at Big Think....more
“Rousseau once said, if I am part of a group of 100 people, do 99 people have the right to sentence me to death, just because they are majority?
No, majorities can be wrong, majorities can overrule rights of minorities. If majorities ruled, we could still have slavery....more