Zinn believed the opposite, that teaching the unvarnished truth about history was the best way to combat propaganda and unexamined received wisdom.
In certain cases, preemption—when a higher level of government limits the authority of a lower level to enact new policies—can devastate public health.
The G.I. Bill helped millions realize a future they otherwise may not have ever known. We can do the same again—on an even larger scale.
As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.
“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” Today, Americans are forgetting.
If not cathedrals, what then are irreplaceable? Human life, above all, with animal and plant life close behind – and ideals and quests.
The cost of the global so-called war on terror will soon surpass $6 trillion.
“People don’t know how to have a dialogue any more.” My hope is that the case of 19th-century climatology will remind us what a genuine dialogue looks like.