Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization

February 5, 2010

New Articles and Howard Zinn Tributes from Socialist Worker

Filed under: ISO Events — Barnard-Columbia ISO @ 12:21 pm

Here’s what’s new at SocialistWorker.org

http://socialistworker.org
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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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/05/afghanistans-secret-jails

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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/04/duncans-twisted-vision

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?
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/05/super-bowl-ad-hypocrisy

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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/05/how-the-us-could-help-haiti

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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/04/the-unruly-us-backyard
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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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/05/rebel-for-a-better-world

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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/05/taught-us-to-use-our-voice

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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/02/05/peoples-history-reading-list

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.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/01/28/the-peoples-historian

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