Swanson at National Press Club on Wednesday Evening

David Swanson to Speak on “How We Fund Wars”

6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 14, 2010
A McClendon Group Event
The McClendon Room
The National Press Club
Washington, D.C.
Open to the Public

David Swanson is the author of “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union” by Seven Stories Press (2009). He holds a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Virginia. Swanson has worked as a newspaper reporter and as a communications director, with jobs including press secretary for Dennis Kucinich’s 2004 presidential campaign, media coordinator for the International Labor Communications Association, and three years as communications coordinator for ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. More about him: http://davidswanson.org/about

Swanson will speak and take questions on the subject of war funding, where it comes from, how we keep producing it, how long it can continue, and how it relates to other public spending, borrowing, and debt. The latest supplemental war spending bill passed by the House on July 1st is awaiting action in the Senate. Here are a few recent articles by David Swanson:

When Teachers Unions Back War Escalations
http://davidswanson.org/node/2810

The Peace Movement’s Progress
http://davidswanson.org/node/2802

Democrats Forced to Cheat to Fund War
http://davidswanson.org/node/2800

Bruce Fein Schools Henry Kissinger
http://davidswanson.org/node/2794

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