This is a quote from Howard Zinn, government professor, activist, author, brilliant human being of uncommon courage who believes in order to achieve successful democracy we must protest for what we believe in.
Please, read, learn and understand that race, nationality and religion is not why we war. Money and profits for the ultra rich is why we go to war! (Note: this was in 1980 - the now own much more of the nation's wealth!
America’s 92-year-old Street Priest: "He and his brother Philip Berrigan, a Josephite priest and World War II combat veteran, along with the Trappist monk Thomas Merton, led some of the first protests against the Vietnam War. In 1967 Philip Berrigan was arrested for nonviolent civil disobedience and was sentenced to six years in prison. Philip’s sentence spurred Daniel to greater activism. He traveled to Hanoi with the historian Howard Zinn to bring back three American prisoners of war."
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn (1995, Paperback, Revised
Chris Hayes Explains Meritocracy (and What It Means for You) Here in America, based on your “pluck and drive and ambition and talent, you could rise as far as your abilities will take you. Of course not, says MSNBC host Chris Hayes.