Previously Aired On: May 27, 2007 – Listen to this Show!
Anthony Arnove is an brilliant writer, editor 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.
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, New York, 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 documentary “Preventive Warriors.” He has traveled to Iraq, Palestine and Israel and toured the USA, France and the United Kingdom as an antiwar speaker.