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.
But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.
What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?
Is it possible to be sensitive to victims while still being a discerning journalist?
We need law and policing reform, but first we have to want to end state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans.
Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need.
Debates over reform rage, but we know what works.
No, we should not stop talking about police shootings.
When it comes to social control, nothing works quite like torture.