Monthly Archives: January 2010

Howard Zinn (1922-2010)

Howard Zinn died yesterday. I saw Howard Zinn speak on a couple of occasions. He could best be described as unpretentious and modest. Yet he spoke truth to power based on his considerable experience helping workers organize. Zinn was raised … Continue reading

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Street Accordionist Plays Vivaldi

There should to be a way to put money into his hat over the internet! But who is this guy? Years ago I saw a PBS documentary about a professional orchestra. There is a scene where orchestra members happen by … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann on Illegal Immigration

This morning, January 8, 2010, on the Thom Hartmann show (1150 AM Los Angeles), Thom joined the throngs of those who believe that illegal immigrants “dilute” the work force. Essentially he is saying that illegal immigrants are a drain on … Continue reading

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