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Analysis: Anand Gopal
AFGHANISTAN’S SECRET JAILS
In the U.S. detention process, suspects are usually nabbed in the darkness and sent to one of a number of detention areas, often on the slightest suspicion.
Comment: Danny Lucia
DUNCAN’S TWISTED VISION FOR OUR SCHOOLS
Education Secretary Arne Duncan stooped to a new low when he declared that Hurricane Katrina was “the best thing that happened” to New Orleans schools.
Column: Dave Zirin
SUPER BOWL AD HYPOCRISY
CBS has long claimed to have Super Bowl rules against “advocacy ads.” So why are they running an anti-abortion commercial?
Comment: Helen Scott
HOW THE U.S. COULD HELP HAITI
Two measures would immediately help Haitians–cancellation of the foreign debt and overhauling an immigration system that discriminates against them.
Analysis: Eric Toussaint
THE UNRULY U.S. “BACKYARD”
U.S. aggressiveness towards Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador has increased in response to diminishing U.S. influence over Latin America.
Special tribute to Howard Zinn, the people’s historian
Column: Brian Jones
A REBEL FOR A BETTER WORLD
Anyone who spent any time with Howard Zinn knows of his tremendous generosity of spirit, and of course, his legendary humor.
Comment: Marlene Martin
HE TAUGHT US TO USE OUR VOICE
To know that Howard Zinn was a part of our struggle made people stand a little taller and feel a little more committed and confident about our fight.
THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY READING LIST
Howard Zinn came up with some recommendations if you really want to know what happened in U.S. history.
Obituary: Howard Zinn
THE PEOPLE’S HISTORIAN
He taught millions about the hidden history of resistance in America–and he was a fixture of countless struggles for justice and equality.