Put away the flags

Linked with our presentation of Howard Zinn – USA.

Published on The Progressive, by Howard Zinn, July 2006.

From the Progressive Media Project:

On this July 4, we would do well to renounce nationalism and all its symbols: its flags, its pledges of allegiance, its anthem – that devotion to a flag, an anthem, a boundary so fierce it engenders mass murder – one of the great evils of our time, along with racism, along with religious hatred? These ways of thinking – cultivated, nurtured, indoctrinated from childhood on – have been useful to those in power, and deadly for those out of power. (Read the rest of this article on above link).

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