Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Howard Zinn

Language: English

Pages: 704

ISBN: 1609805925

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence); Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; members of the Undocumented Youth movement, who occupied, marched, and demonstrated in support of the DREAM Act; a member of the Day Laborers movement; Chicago Teachers Union strikers; and several critics of the Obama administration, including Glenn Greenwald, on governmental secrecy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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