Tag Archives: Historians

Iris Chang

Iris Chang

“Racism is always there underneath, but usually it is exploited in these times of economic crisis, and it’s hard to find out when one slides into another. But it usually does whenever the economic crisis reaches its peak.”

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Howard Zinn on A People’s History of the United States (Updated Edition)

Howard Zinn

“Generally people are better out of office…than they are in office. If power corrupts, then lack of power brings gentleness and kindness and humility.”

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Paul Lussier

Paul Lussier

“The idea is that you love the character that you are following and that you have affection for that character and that you trust the narrator.”

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Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn

“It’s always amazing to me how people live in a city and don’t know the history of that city. I’ve been to Lawrence, Massachusetts, and I would bring up the textile strike of 1912 and nobody would know about it.”

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