A People's History of the United States
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It was one year ago today -- January 27, 2010 -- that Howard Zinn died at the age of 85.
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It is ironic that Howard Zinn should have died in the week of the Citizens United Supreme Court decision glorifying and enhancing corporate power.
His most famous and important work, arguably, is "The People's History of the United States," which stood the standard texts
No American historian has left a more lasting positive legacy on our understanding of the true nature of our country than Zinn, mainly because his books reflect a soul possessed of limitless depth.
In a 2008 interview, the progressive icon told me he believed that "the American people have the capacity to change the direction of our nation from being a military power to being a peaceful nation, using our enormous wealth for human needs."