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John Lindsay-Poland is a writer, activist, researcher and analyst focused on human rights and demilitarization, especially in the Americas. From 1989 to 2014 he worked for the Fellowship of Reconciliation as coordinator of the Task Force on Latin America and the Caribbean, as research director, and founder of FOR’s Colombia peace team. From 2003 to 2014, he edited a monthly newsletter focused on Colombia and U.S. policy, Latin America Update. Previously he served with Peace Brigades International (PBI) in Guatemala and El Salvador, and co-founded PBI’s Colombia Project in 1994. He now works for the American Friends Service Committee. His work focuses mostly on stopping arms sales to Mexico, including a massive gun deal between Sig Sauer and the Mexican military; and on police demilitarization in California.
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Total run time: 29:00
Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.
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