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Marxist Professor Howard Zinn, 1922-2010

Posted By John Perazzo On January 28, 2010 @ 2:51 pm In DTN Profiles | 18 Comments

Howard Zinn died Wednesday at the age of 87. He is best known for writing A People’s History of the United States (1980), a Marxist tract that describes America as a predatory and repressive capitalist state — sexist, racist, imperialist — that is run by a corporate ruling class for the benefit of the rich. A People’s History has sold more than a million copies, making it one of the best-selling history books of all time. It has long been one of most influential texts in college classrooms. To view a comprehensive profile of Zinn and his ideas, click here.


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