Followers of news from the Asia-Pacific know about the U.S. military empire's latest threats to democratic process and sensitive and biodiverse habitats in Hawai'i, Jeju Island, Okinawa, and Guam.
Howard Zinn takes us back to the beginning of the real story of American history and tells us how his realizations in Transcend.org's Video of the Week: "A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF AMERICAN EMPIRE BY HOWARD ZINN - Empire or Humanity? What the Classroom Didn't Teach Me about the American Empire." Narrated by Viggo Mortensen, art by Mike Konopacki, video editing by Eric Wold.
(HOWARD ZINN to Bill Moyers: "Well, I think what they have to say to us today is...think for yourself. ... what it tells me is that just ordinary people, you know, people who are not famous, if they get together, if they persist, if they defy the authorities, they can defeat the largest corporation in the world...")