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Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union by David Swanson

Book Can Now Be Ordered, Book Tour Being Planned

You can now pre-order my book at at

It's a thick book containing everything I know - and then some - for $10 (pre-order discount price).  And you can support a good cause by pre-ordering it now.

You can also call or visit your local bookstore right now and ask them to be sure to stock the book.

If you're in California, Pennsylvania, Florida, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, or Ohio please see below.  I'm only coming once to any given state, so please schedule more events for the times I will be in yours! Please don't ask me later why I didn't come to your town!

If you're in another state, please contact me re dates in 2010. -- David Swanson

NY and MA Events on Accountability, Prosecution, and War Crimes

Is it Still a Crime if a President Does it?
If Obama Keeps the Powers Bush Seized, What Powers Do We Have?
If War Criminals Walk, What Will Prevent Wars?

Join the conversation and get organized to take action at these April events in New York and Massachusetts:

April 18, 2009, 3:00 p.m. New York, NY, panel at the Left Forum at Pace University, One Pace Plaza, organized by Seven Stories Press: David Swanson, Erna Paris, and Minky Worden:

April 18, 2009, 5:00 p.m. New York, NY, panel on "Prosecuting Bush Era War Criminals & Seizure of Powers: Preventing More Crimes" at the Left Forum at Pace University, One Pace Plaza, organized by World Can't Wait including David Swanson and Linda Rigas, and moderator Debra Sweet:

April 19, 2009, David Swanson and Debra Sweet with intro by Jeff Cohen, 7 p.m. at the Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY, Sponsored by the Middle East Crisis Response, Woodstock Veterans for Peace, Contact: 845 679-3299 or

April 20, 2009, David Swanson and Valeria A. Gheorghiu, Albany, NY, Albany Friends Meetinghouse, 727 Madison Avenue, near corner of Madison & Lake Ave bordering on Washington Park, 12:00 noon.

April 20, 2009, David Swanson and Valeria A. Gheorghiu, Pittsfield, Mass., Berkshire Community College, 7:00 p.m.

April 21, 2009, David Swanson and John Bonifaz, Amherst, Mass., Bangs Community Center 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

UPDATES on all of these events here:


David Swanson's book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union" will be published by Seven Stories Press in September 2009. He is planning events around the country at that time. If you'd like Swanson to come to your town or can help with planning an event, please go here:

Ann Wright, David Swanson, and Body of War in Lynchburg, Va.

WHAT: Ann Wright and David Swanson speaking prior to screening of "Body of War," Phil Donahue's documentary about a veteran of the occupation of Iraq

WHERE: Starlight Cafe
511 5th ST.
Lynchburg, VA 24504

Upcoming Radio

David Swanson on WUSB
Monday, Nov. 17: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET, broadcast from Long Island, NY.
Host: Mort Mecklosky.
Listen / Learn More Here.

David Swanson & Michael Parenti on the Global Research News Hour
Program Details for November 17
Republic Broadcasting Network (RBN)
Hosts: Michel Chossudovsky and Stephen Lendman
Guests: David Swanson and Michael Parenti
Monday, Nov. 17: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT, broadcast out of Houston, Texas. Listen / Learn More Here.

David Swanson on Free Press
Tuesday, November 18, 5 to 6 p.m. ET, broadcast from Columbus, Ohio
Host: Bob Fitrakis