1604860995 What are citizens to do when confronted by unjust laws and when their government embroils them in unjust wars? Delivered in the context of the current US war in Iraq, this is a scintillating lecture and discussion by the legendary teacher, historian, playwright, and activist. The efforts of Zinn to recover and pass on stories of civil disobedience to the unjust wars of US history offers models, ideas, and inspirations for how and why we might go about challenging and changing the structures of power.
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Delivered in the context of the current war in Iraq, this recording of a lecture and discussion from a master historian focuses on several instances of civil disobedience in response to wars in U.S. history, offering models, ideas, and inspirations concerning the reasons and ways to challenge and change the structure of power. In this wake-up call to concerned citizens across the globe, the premise that knowledge of history can only aid in analyzing the present and the future is a central theme, and many questions are posed, such as "What are citizens to do when confronted by unjust laws that embroil them in unjust wars?"