Columbus, the Indians, & Human Progress by Howard Zinn (repost)

It’s that time of the year again. In case you missed reading this, here it is again.

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by Howard Zinn Featured Writer Dandelion Salad October 12, 2009 An excerpt from A People’s History of the United States. Arawak men and women, naked, tawny, and full of wonder, emerged from their villages onto the island’s beaches and swam out to get a closer look at the strange big boat. When Columbus and his sailors came ashore, carrying swords, speaking oddly, the Arawaks ran to greet them, brought them food, water, gifts. … Read More

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A People’s History of American Empire by Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn: Voices of a People’s History of the United States (2004)