Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Howard Zinn, 1922-2010

"Whenever I become discouraged (which is on alternate Tuesdays, between three and four) I lift my spirits by remembering: The artists are on our side! I mean those poets and painters, singers and musicians, novelists and playwrights who speak to the world in a way that is impervious to assault because they wage the battle for justice in a sphere which is unreachable by the dullness of ordinary political discourse."

- Howard Zinn, who died today at the age of 87. Howard Zinn lifted our spirits. We lift a glass to him.

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