Howard Zinn

Lincoln and Emancipation - Howard Zinn

Historian Howard Zinn on Abraham Lincoln and the eventual abolition of slavery in the US. Which shows that Spielberg's new film, Lincoln, is far from historically accurate.

Reexamining the Sacco-Vanzetti Case - Howard Zinn

The LA Times reported in December 2005 that Upton Sinclair had allegedly written in a letter that an attorney for Sacco and Vanzetti, Fred Moore, had confided to him of his clients' guilt. Many conservative commentators responded by issuing blanket condemnations of the left's support for various political prisoners. In light of this, Sonali Kolhatkar and Gabriel Roman spoke with the now late historian Howard Zinn, who wrote the introduction for the reissue of Sinclair's novel Boston, about the significance of the alleged Sinclair letter.

Sacco and Vanzetti - Howard Zinn

An article by the late Howard Zinn on the significance of the lives and executions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti today.

1619-1851: The condition of women in America

Howard Zinn on the position of women and the struggles of working-class women for equality from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

A people's history of the American revolution - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn's critical history of the American Revolution against British rule and its impact on ordinary people.

1619-1741: Slavery and slave rebellion in the US - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn's history of slavery and slave revolts in the United States from 1619 up until 1741.

Columbus, the Indians and the 'discovery' of America

Howard Zinn on the "discovery" of America, the treatment of the native population and how it was justified as "progress".

Howard Zinn, celebrated radical historian, dies at age 87

Howard Zinn (1922-2010)

A short obituary for the legendary historian, peace activist, and radical thinker Howard Zinn.

A people's history of World War I - Howard Zinn

African American soldiers arrive home

Historian Howard Zinn's account of US involvement in World War I, the reasons behind it, and working class resistance to it.

World War II: a people's war? - Howard Zinn

The Normandy landings

Historian Howard Zinn critically analyses the conception that World War II was really a "people's war" against fascism, as opposed to yet another inter-imperialist conflict with nothing to offer working people.