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Oct
2017

Ingredients for Progressive Change

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Restaurateur Andy Shallal blends menu for action and change at DC Area Busboys and Poets
Restaurateur Andy Shallal blends menu for action and change at DC Area Busboys and Poets

 

The novelist Aldous Huxley once said: ‘Liberties are not given; they are taken.’ We are not given our liberties by the Bill of Rights, certainly not by the government which either violates or ignores those rights. We take our rights, as thinking, acting citizens.

– Howard Zinn

 

From Columbus to the Constitution, the history of America can be charted by the narratives of people committed to resistance and change. Even in dark times of plunder and political excesses, resolute popular movements can reverse the tide. That faith, borrowed from historian Howard Zinn, gives Andy Shallal his hope and inspiration. Shallal operates Read More…