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Howard Zinn's Marx in Soho will make its New York premiere April 30-May 6, for 9 performances only, at Soho Playhouse. Opening night is set for May 1. Philadelphia's Iron Age Theatre founder John Doyle directs. Starring Bob Weick as the title character Marx in Soho is described as a "funny and moving ...
MARX IN SOHO, written by Howard Zinn (A People's History of the United States) will make its New York premiere, directed by John Doyle. Starring Bob Weick, MARX IN SOHO will play 9 performances only at Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street), April 30-May 6, 2018. Opening night is set for Tuesday, May ...

Howard Zinn reports how Columbus, in Haiti, established a system to fill his ships with gold and pay dividends to those who had invested. “They ordered all persons fourteen years or older to collect a certain quantity of gold every three months. When they brought it, they were given copper tokens to hang ...
Another part of the installation — set up in the entryway — featured 13 works based on the American flag, but showing “revolutionary” figures including the journalist Hunter S. Thompson, activist Angela Davis, philosopher Noam Chomsky, Muhammad Ali, Edward Snowden and the historian Howard Zinn.
You don't need to have read Howard Zinn's “A People's History of the United States” before dipping into a section of the mammoth, multi-night Mike Daisey monologue that expounds on Zinn's themes, but it wouldn't hurt to know a bit about the book, which highlights uncomfortable stories that usually get ...
He filters research (in this case, it's primarily Howard Zinn's “A People's History of the United States” and his own high school history text) through the prism of his own perspective, with results that can be (depending on your perspective) enlightening or infuriating. The presentation is simple: Clad all in black ...

STEPHEN KINZER: One of my professors in college was Howard Zinn. He was always telling us that the Justice Department and the FBI and the CIA were engaged in conspiracies against American freedom. Now I'm hearing this from right-wing Republicans. It's an amazing role reversal. Now, those ...
Acclaimed monologist Mike Daisey contrasts Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States with an old history book from his high school in a 18-part series at The Dowling Studio at The Guthrie. Starts WEDS. [TIX]. The multi-disciplinary local arts showcase Err returns to honey and they've honestly ...
Each installment will address a different section of Howard Zinn's bestselling “A People's History of the United States.” And, although the monologuist knows the book well and will have notes to guide him, each new show will be created extemporaneously. It's a style of performance that Daisey traces to his ...
Eisenberg's brother-in-law is Anthony Arnove, who along with Howard Zinn edited Voices of a People's History of the United States, a companion volume to Zinn's influential volume of history from a socialist perspective. Arnove cast Eisenberg in "The People Speak"—an adaptation of the book performed ...
When she first meets Kyle, he is reading the late Howard Zinn's People's History of the United States, which seems to have formed his own view of the world outside Sacramento. Lady Bird is soon reading the book herself and appears to be working her way up to a Zinn-like hatred of America by her hatred ...
Howard Zinn, professor of history, noted in his book “A People's History of the United States” how Columbus reacted in his first face-to-face meeting with natives. Columbus wrote: “They have no iron. Their spears are made of cane. ... They would make fine servants. ... With fifty men we could subjugate them ...
We've all watched the scene from 'Good Will Hunting” in which Will (Matt Damon) sticks up for his friend, Chuckie (Ben Affleck), in the bar while he is being belittled by a Harvard student. During the process, Will references a book by Howard Zinn, A People's History of the United States. Well, in my first year ...
For Chalamet: Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, The Internet Does Not Exist (per Gerwig, “an essay collection that warns of the dangers of a networked world”), and Eric Rohmer's My Night at Maud's. Ronan got Joan Didion books, Paper Moon, and John Hughes's Pretty in Pink and ...
Howard Zinn said many important things in his life. The Boston University political science professor and author of A People's History of the United States, entitled his memoir "You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train." But the words that resonate most in my mind now - in the days following the shooting at ...
The revolution will not be televised, as Gil-Scott Heron said. Revolution Now!, however, will. But don't check your cable listings. This Friday and Saturday, sometime after 8 p.m., the happening will be broadcast—though perhaps "narrowcast" would be a more apt term—to a single two-way TV monitor just off ...
When last we checked in with Strokes and Voidz frontman Julian Casablancas, he was prying open your third eye in an interview with Vulture, during which he radiated the dismissive intellectual superiority of a college freshman who just discovered Howard Zinn. (Actual quote: “Oliver Stone's The Untold ...

Organizations like Books to Prisoners, Prison Book Program, and many others, however, exist to address the informational barriers that exist for folks who are incarcerated and help by supplying them with new materials to read. 1. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. “A People's History of ...
So I had to look him up as I've done for other "demons of the left" like Howard Zinn and Saul Alinsky (those two being liberal icons of the Civil Rights era who the right would love to term "commies"). Soros is a complicated creature, a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust in WWII Hungary who became one of the ...
Over the 14 episodes of Season 1, it becomes clear that Cocaine & Rhinestones is closer in spirit to Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States than Kenneth Anger's Hollywood Babylon. While Coe is clearly having fun with all the cheatin' and a-fightin' and a-fussin' and occasional murderin' ...
It's no accident that the closest thing the film has to a villain is an overly self-aware Howard-Zinn-reading indie rocker with a penchant for condescension. Instead, Lady Bird is a film about the glory of the everyday, the beauty of the mundane, the worlds contained in the sort of early-2000s ephemera that ...
Yet, critical thought also demands reading “Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation” by John Ehle and “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” by Dee Brown along with treasuring books by Howard Zinn, H.W. Brands, Gordon S. Wood and David McCullough, among others. The subject of history ...
One of my social activist role models — Howard Zinn — was a historian, and many of my academic role models like Eqbal Ahmad, Noam Chomsky, Edward Said and Cornel West were or are social activists. Scholarship — historical scholarship in my case — can make people better citizens, friends, ...
Angling more toward fierce political humor as the years passed, Mr. Crimmins took his cues for satire from Mark Twain and counted among his fans Howard Zinn. Mr. Crimmins also was an outspoken crusader against the spread of online child pornography. He wrote about having been raped when he was ...


 

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