- Democracy is in dissent. Democracy is in resistance. Democracy doesn't come from the top, it comes from the bottom.
-- Howard Zinn in the documentary film The People Speak
Apart from the fact that the Social Studies standards designed by the Board of Regents in New York State omit a picture of the students themselves as being actors and influencers in civic life, and emphasize obedience to power rather … Continue reading
The original Constitution of the United States laid the foundation of a document, as flawed as it was with regard to voting rights, that – after having been amended a couple of times – ended up ensuring and protecting the … Continue reading