"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."
In media and government, the journalists and officials who enable blacklisting are cravenly siding with conformity instead of democracy.
Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.
A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.
America needs to negotiate the multipolar world order with China now — not few years later, when China will be convincingly stronger than the U.S.
Qanon seems to adapt almost any far right conspiracy theory into its overarching narrative of a world run by Satan worshiping pedophiles who may also be cannibals.
You can submit to tyranny or you can resist it.
"Who, after all, runs America? No one runs it altogether, but in so far as any group does, the power elite."
Ancient divisions are being strengthened, new divisions fermented, injustices highlighted; under the action of cleavage all are being drawn to the polluted surface of human affairs.
Zinn believed the opposite, that teaching the unvarnished truth about history was the best way to combat propaganda and unexamined received wisdom.