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Oct
11

David Swanson Workshop on Holding High Officials Accountable

Tag: Prosecution

This is 1 of 6 videos of a workshop I did in Santa Fe, N.M., on October 10, 2009, and the other 5 are at http://youtube.com/user/davidcnswanson along with videos of workshops by Elliott Adams, Ann Wright, Ray McGovern. Speeches in the evening even more worth watching and should be posted soon.

Oct
11

Audio: David Swanson and Diego Mulligan

Tag: Peace and War

10-8-09 Podcast

Thursday - October 8

5:05PM MT – David Swanson on the Peace Pentagon

5:30PM MT - Jim Hightower Common Sense Commentary

5:35PM MT - Phil Smith with the Secure World Foundation on World Space Week

5:45PM MT – Phil Smith cont.

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Oct
10

Video Introducing David Swanson

Tag: About David Swanson

When I spoke in Dallas at the Rational Radio Forum, they created and played this video to introduce me.

Oct
10

The War on Dissent

Tag: Political Ideas

Issue 40

64 Pages: This month’s 3-part Cover Story, The War On Dissent, tells how legitimate protest and freedom of speech in the United States are being suppressed. Other stories include a satire on Sarah Palin; an essay on Britain in the 70s; the battle over photographs of a dying soldier; Gaza’s tunnel economy; toxic dumping at sea; relieving the sickness of pacifism; the media and the continuing financial crisis; secrecy, lies, power and the Pentagon papers, and much, much more. Writers this month are Patrick Robbins, Shamus Cooke, David Swanson, David Jack, Fred Reed, Chris Hedges, Norman Solomon, Bill berkowitz, George Monbiot, Yasha Levin, Joe Bageant, Clay Reynolds, Danny Schechter, David Michael Green, John Pilger, Allan Uthman, Eric Ruder and William Blum.

This month’s READER EXTRA is Bombs Bursting In Air, an excerpt from the new book A Bomb In Every Issue: How The Short, Unruly Life Of Ramparts Magazine Changed America, by Peter Richardson.

Oct
10

New Review of Daybreak

Tag: About David Swanson

Book Review - Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union by David Swanson By Dave Berman, OpEdNews

Oct
09

How Do We Claim What Is Ours?

Tag: Civil Rights

Let's Try Democracy By David Swanson, BlackCommentator.com Columnist From BlackCommentator.com

This is the third of three excerpts from Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union (Seven Stories Press) by David Swanson published here by the kind permission of the publisher.

Click here to read any of the commentaries in this series.

Oct
09

Rep. Obey Joins Us Idiot Liberals

Tag: Peace and War

By David Swanson

Congressman David Obey (D., Wis.) is the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. He's in charge of spending our money. And until this week, he has always maintained that spending hundreds of billions of our dollars on wars was something he just had no choice about. Two years ago, 183,000 people watched this Youtube video, which was also shown on tv news shows, of Obey screaming at a military mother and denouncing "idiot liberals" for suggesting that Congress use the power of the purse to end wars. Liberals debated other liberals on the question of whether we really were idiots. Now Obey has taken a step in the direction of joining us.

Oct
08

Radio: Waking Up Orwell

Tag: About David Swanson

Waking Up Orwell features special interviewed guest David Swanson who speaks up about his new book Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming A More Perfect Union and more: BlogTalkRadio.

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