The Problem is Civil Obedience by Howard Zinn + Matt Damon Reads from Howard Zinn’s Speech

DISOBEY

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by Howard Zinn
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Previously published on November 25, 2013
March 22, 2018

[By the latter part of May, 1970, feelings about the war in Vietnam had become almost unbearably intense. In Boston, about a hundred of us decided to sit down at the Boston Army Base and block the road used by buses carrying draftees off to military duty. We were not so daft that we thought we were stopping the flow of soldiers to Vietnam; it was a symbolic act, a statement, a piece of guerrilla the after. We were all arrested and charged, in the quaint language of an old statute, with “sauntering and loitering” in such a way as to obstruct traffic.

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The Problem is Civil Obedience by Howard Zinn

Resist sign at SFO #noban Protest -Jan 29, 2016

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Writer, Dandelion Salad
Previously published on November 25, 2013
Originally published on www.thirdworldtraveler.com
1970, from the Zinn Reader, Seven Stories Press
February 7, 2017

[By the latter part of May, 1970, feelings about the war in Vietnam had become almost unbearably intense. In Boston, about a hundred of us decided to sit down at the Boston Army Base and block the road used by buses carrying draftees off to military duty. We were not so daft that we thought we were stopping the flow of soldiers to Vietnam; it was a symbolic act, a statement, a piece of guerrilla the after. We were all arrested and charged, in the quaint language of an old statute, with “sauntering and loitering” in such a way as to obstruct traffic.

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The Problem is Civil Obedience by Howard Zinn + Video

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Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally published on www.thirdworldtraveler.com
November 25, 2013

Civil Disobedience at the White House to stop Keystone XL

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1970, from the Zinn Reader, Seven Stories Press

[By the latter part of May, 1970, feelings about the war in Vietnam had become almost unbearably intense. In Boston, about a hundred of us decided to sit down at the Boston Army Base and block the road used by buses carrying draftees off to military duty. We were not so daft that we thought we were stopping the flow of soldiers to Vietnam; it was a symbolic act, a statement, a piece of guerrilla the after. We were all arrested and charged, in the quaint language of an old statute, with “sauntering and loitering” in such a way as to obstruct traffic.

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A People’s History of The US by Howard Zinn

A People's History of the United States

A People’s History of the United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

by Howard Zinn
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
May 19, 2011

A People’s History (playlist)

andi burridge on Oct 7, 2016

see

A People’s History of American Empire by Howard Zinn (above video plus 2 other videos)

Howard Zinn: Myths of the Good Wars (Three ‘Holy’ Wars) (must-see)

Howard Zinn’s “Three Holy Wars” (Shorter version: 36:50 minutes)

Howard Zinn: I Wish Obama Would Listen to MLK

Changing Obama’s Mindset By Howard Zinn + Zinn at Busboys & Poets, Washington DC

Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train (2004; must-see)

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Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad

Howard 'n Roslyn Zinn at BU

Howard ‘n Roslyn Zinn at BU (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Note: replaced video Mar. 24, 2015

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A People’s History of American Empire by Howard Zinn

by Howard Zinn
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad

Updated: June 28, 2017

A People’s History of American Empire by Howard Zinn

HenryHolt
March 28, 2008

Empire or Humanity?
What the Classroom Didn’t Teach Me about the American Empire
by Howard Zinn
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