Anthony Arnove

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Anthony Arnove "is a writer and activist. He is the editor, with Howard Zinn, of Voices of a People's History of the United States, a critically acclaimed primary-source companion to Zinn's best-selling A People's History of the United States that features the words of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past and present." [1] Interview for Znet

"Arnove is also well-known for his books on the Iraq war and occupation of Iraq. He is author of the new book Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, now available in an updated paperback, with a foreword by Howard Zinn (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt). Arnove is also the editor of Iraq Under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War (South End Press) and Terrorism and War, a collection of post-9/11 interviews with Howard Zinn (Seven Stories Press).

"Arnove's writings has appeared in The Financial Times, The Nation, Mother Jones, Left Business Observer, Monthly Review, In These Times, International Socialist Review, Red Pepper,Socialist Worker, L'Humanite, Le Nouvel Observateur, Z Magazine, Cineaste, New Politics, and other publications.

"An activist based in Brooklyn, he is a member of the International Socialist Organization and the National Writers Union, and writes regularly for ZNet. He has appeared on BBC, Sky News, Alternative Radio, Democracy Now!, CounterSpin, Air America, and public radio programs across the country, and was featured in the recent documentary "Preventive Warriors."

"Arnove spoke at the historic February 15, 2003, demonstration in New York City against the planned war in Iraq, and has spoken at numerous demonstrations and conferences, sharing platforms with John Pilger, Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy, Howard Zinn, Medea Benjamin, Tariq Ali, Kathy Kelly, Dennis Brutus, and others. He has also spoken at numerous colleges and universities across the country.

"Arnove is on the editorial board of the International Socialist Review and of Haymarket Books. He worked for seven years as an editor and publisher at South End Press and now is a freelance editor and writer, working with Arundhati Roy, Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, John Sayles, David Barsamian, Sonia Shah, and others.

"He traveled to Iraq in 2000 and Palestine and Israel in 2001, and has recently toured France and the United Kingdom as an antiwar speaker.

"He has also, for several years, served as a producer of Howard Zinn's play "Marx in Soho," which has been performed internationally under his aegis.

"Arnove has a PhD and MA from Brown University, where he studied in the Modern Culture and Media Program, and a BA from Oberlin College, where he studied English and Religion." [2]

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  1. Howard Zinn, 1922-2010, MRzine, accessed May 19, 2010.
  2. Anthony Arnove, speakoutnow, accessed May 19, 2010.