Howard Zinn

“It launched one worker, Eugene Debs, into a lifetime of activism for labor unions and socialism. Debs was arrested for supporting the strike. Two years later he wrote: The issue is Socialism versus Capitalism. I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. We have been cursed with the reign of gold long enough. Money constitutes no proper basis for civilization. The time has come to regenerate [renew] society—we are on the eve of a universal change. Like”


Howard Zinn, A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror
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A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror (For Young People Series) A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror by Howard Zinn
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