The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major twentieth-century struggles for social justice in the United States.
The man who helped spark Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement fifty years ago would have championed today’s activism, from the Dreamers to Occupy to Ferguson.
At a Local Progress gathering in New York City, “pothole progressives” shared strategies for a grassroots, social justice revival.
Bill McKibben, 350.org’s longtime leader, has taken a step back—but that doesn’t mean the group is slowing down.
Last night, hundreds of protesters converged on the Cavaliers-Nets game to continue to demand justice in the wake of the Eric Garner case.
How residents are doing Mike Brown’s legacy justice.
After a grand jury fails to indict the officer who killed the father of six, the movement for police accountability continues to grow.
In the 1960s, the agency sought to fight Communism through the students’ rights movement. There’s little reason to think its tactics have changed.
Twenty years after the first living-wage law was passed in Baltimore, the campaign’s lead organizer warns that the model has been watered down.
Hundreds of white Dutch dress up in blackface to celebrate the nation’s treasured “Sinterklaas” holiday. A growing movement says it’s time for that to change—but many Dutch don’t want to hear it.