This is the moment Left Forum 2010 had been building up to for three days. It began with Jesse Jackson, it ended with Noam Chomsky, quite nice bookends for your Left Forum bookshelf.
Frances Fox Piven provided introductory remarks for the closing plenary. She paid homage to the late historian and truth-teller, Howard Zinn. Piven also indicated that record crowds and a record number of younger attendees came to the conference. Audio follows...
As we celebrate the life of reknowned thinker and historian Howard Zinn, I've posted a video of one of his talks about the "Three Holy Wars."
How much can a president accomplish in just a one-year term? Stay tuned to find out. Father Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann is on the downhill side of his 365 day term as president of the United Nations General Assembly, and he's got a lot on his plate.