Howard Zinn's essay on Empire or Humanity? What the Classroom Didn't Teach Me says it better than I could dream of conveying about this nation's imperialism. This is an exceptional little video for clarity and teaching. Howard Zinn is a true hero of mine.
This animated video is adapted from this essay with visuals from the comic book and voiceover by Viggo Mortensen, as well as a section of the book on Zinn’s early life, is within the video above.
Howard Zinn is the author of A People’s History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States, now being filmed for a major television documentary. His newest book is A People’s History of American Empire, the story of America in the world, told in comics form, with Mike Konopacki and Paul Buhle in the American Empire Project book series.