Expanding Democracy is Now

Our schools teach a mythical past.  Then we grow up and see the world in operation and say our democracy is being undercut.  If the people’s history were taught it would be apparent that the challenge today is to expand … Continue reading

Films by Harvey Richards via Alexander Street Press

If you are associated with a University that subscribes to the digital archives of Alexander Street Press, you can find and watch all of Harvey Richards’ films through your library.  Alexander Street Press is available at 1400 universities and colleges … Continue reading

Ending Historical Censorship

  Protester burns his draft card in front of the Army Induction Center in Oakland, California on December 18, 1967.  An act of rebellion that we need to remember and honor.  Today, Wikileaks exposes the things that the powerful want … Continue reading

War Sucks

In November, 1969, the west coast had a massive peace march against the War in Vietnam.  This is one group that passed in front of the camera of Harvey Richards who photographed every major west coast event protesting that rotten … Continue reading

Conversations @ Oakland Museum "1968" Exhibit, Saturday 6/9/12, 1PM

Tomorrow, Saturday, June 9, 2012 I have been invited to join a panel of participants in the 1968 events to have conversations with Museum goers at the 1968 exhibit.  Stop by if you can.  I will be offering free copies of Critical Focus, … Continue reading

Not One More Dead

Veterans for Peace marched in San Francisco, California, in November, 1969 against the war in Vietnam. … Continue reading

Culture Clash

Culture Clash: In June, 1965, the Committee for Non-Violent Action (CNVA) went to the Oakland Army Base to give soldiers gifts and to protest war.   … Continue reading