When I was a junior communist living in 1960’s Canada, one of the few constants in my life was the unwelcome presence of Maoists at pretty much any gathering I attended. The cause de jour didn’t matter; it could have been “Get American Potatoes Out of Our Poutine!” It was all the same to them. [...]
There are so many unintentional ironies in Professor Howard Zinn’s The People Speak that it is difficult to choose just one.
However, if you truly want to enjoy a bitter laugh, consider this exchange between Zinn and Comrade Bill Moyers as they pump up the publicity for the two-hour special on The History Channel:
Bill Moyers: Well, [...]