by Howard Zinn
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally posted on July 4, 2009
Excerpt from The Progressive, July 3, 2009
July 4, 2018
There are things that happen in the world that are bad, and you want to do something about them. You have a just cause. But our culture is so war prone that we immediately jump from, “This is a good cause” to “This deserves a war.”
You need to be very, very comfortable in making that jump.