An interview I did on Counterpoint here.
An interview I did on RT here.
This week on Talk Nation Radio we discuss the United States provision of weapons to dictatorships. We’re joined by Rich Whitney, who is an attorney from Carbondale, Illinois, now working as an appellate public defender. He is one of the founding members of the Illinois Green Party, currently serves on its
Here’s an email you don’t see every day:
Thus far I’m underwhelmed by the candidates seeking to join Charlottesville’s City Council this year, as well as, of course, by the current members. In the wake of the fascist rallies, the electoral system does not seem to be responding particularly well.
I don’t go in for the usual moronic popularity contest wherein we’re supposed to figure out which candidate we’d most like to be friends with. Instead, I try to approximate direct democracy by figuring out which candidate
The Afghanistan War documentary by Ken Burns III may someday be set for release in Spring 2074.
Or maybe not. The peace movement in the U.S. made Vietnam, rather than Korea, a topic for Burns. The peace movement is struggling to make people in the United States aware that the war on Afghanistan even exists, much less that it is entering its 17th year — making it something that people who still don’t recognize Native Americans as full humans call “the longest U.S. war.”
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) — listen to my radio show with one of ICAN’s leaders two years ago here.
It’s conceivable that some Americans will now learn, because of this award, about the new treaty that bans the possession of nuclear weapons.
This treaty has been years in the works. This past summer 122 nations agreed on the language of it, including these words:
Each State Party undertakes
Yes, of course, every day that Congress goes on refusing to ban guns is more blood on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. It’s immoral, disgraceful, embarrassing, and in large part a function of financial corruption. But it’s also in part a government operating within a culture of violence — albeit one that the same government plays a huge role in creating.
U.S. movies, tv shows, video games, music, news, and schools are uniquely and increasingly violent. Primates’ chief form
This week on Talk Nation Radio: two authors of an excellent new book called Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that affect us today by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson. Cynthia Levinson is a former teacher and educational policy consultant and
You are invited to the following two free events:
Saturday, November 4th – 7:00 PM, Doors Open at 6:30 PM
The Peace Center, 3916 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City 90230, Located Between Washington & Venice Blvds, Next Door to The Ramada Inn, Plenty of Parking Behind the Building
David will be Introduced by KPFK’s Lila Garrett. The Event will be Hosted by Frank Dorrel.