Howard Zinn
HOWARD ZINN  Macroknow Library

A People's History of the United States.

"It is roughly estimated that Africa lost 50 million human beings to death and slavery . . . at the hands of slave traders and plantation owners in Western Europe and America, the countries deemed the most advanced in the world."1a SMITH MARX AYOUB

" . . . [C]ontracts made between rich and poor, between employer and employee, landlord and tenant, creditor and debtor, generally favor the more powerful of the two parties."1b DARWIN SMITH MARX AYOUB

"Certain new facts may . . . emerge so clearly as to lead to general withdrawal of loyalty from the system. . . The elite's weapons, money, control of information would be useless in the face of a determined population."1c HOBBES RAND RAWLS AYOUB AYOUB

"Capitalism has always been a failure for the lower classes. It is now beginning to fail for the middle classes."1d SCHUMPETER


1 Howard Zinn. A People's History of the United States 1492-Present. Revised and updated ed. Howard Zinn, 1980, 1995. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
a Drawing the Color Line, at 29.
b A Kind of Revolution, at 99.
c The Coming Revolt of the Guards, at 622 and 627.
d Ibid., at 624.