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Howard Zinn and “People’s History”


Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was never a stranger to controversy. As an historian at Boston University he was pilloried for his Marxist interpretation of American history with its emphasis on class and deep divisions in our past as well as our … Continue reading

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Mormon Nauvoo and the Question of Class and Power


This, of course, gets to the really interesting questions of power: who holds it, and more important why they hold it and how they use it. There should be no question, of course, that social, economic, educational, institutional, and other … Continue reading

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