VIDEO: Impeachment Forum

This new video includes highlights of the Center for Constitutional Rights’ film “Articles of Impeachment” and commentary from Steve Cobble, Carrie Biggs-Adams, Jamie Raskin, David Waldman, and David Swanson.

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Verdict: Bush Is Guilty

By David Swanson
Remarks from delivery of Bush Crimes Commission Verdict, Camp Democracy, September 13, 2006

The testimony that I presented in January to the International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration was related to the evidence found in the Downing Street Memos. This evidence is connected to Count 1 in the Wars of Aggression Indictment being delivered today, which reads: “The Bush Administration authorized a war of aggression against read more

Dedicating September 11th to Bush

By David Swanson

George W. Bush is an ordinary human being, in fact a quite stupid one. So are all of his handlers. They are ordinary people, and we have the power, should we choose to use it, to throw them out of our public housing.

This simple fact is hidden from us not just by the media constantly instructing us that we can make no difference, not just by lies connecting the crimes of 9-11 to Iraq, or Iraq or Iran to weapons they do not have, and not just by the deference to power of the devoted read more

This Is What Democracy Sounds Like

Listen to this 30-second message from Rev. Lennox Yearwood: MP3

Please ask radio stations to play it as a Public Service Announcement.

And please send us money, so that we can air it as an advertisement.

The Pacifica station in DC, WPFW, recorded this audio for us. Please support them.

While we are spending billions of dollars to house people in illegal prisons outside the rule of law or human rights, there are 14,000 homeless people in the Washington, D.C., area. Help us stop the closure of the read more

Come to Camp Democracy

Come to Camp Democracy!

Camp Democracy opened on the Mall in Washington on Tuesday, and will run through September 21st. We need you to come and join us now!

Here’s what the Washington Post had to say about us this morning:
http://campdemocracy.org/node/234

or
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/05/AR200609…


PHOTO: Penny Gamble-Williams, a member of the Wampanoag tribe of Massachusetts, performs an opening ceremony at “Camp Democracy.”
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The Cablization of Network News

By David Swanson

On Tuesday, September 5th, at least three things will change. Congress will finish vacationing and return to its long and difficult task of destroying the world; many of us will welcome our Congress Members back to Washington with a giant protest camp called Camp Democracy; and Network News will officially go Cable with Katie Couric playing the role of Edward R. Murrow.

That’s right, Katie will be “anchor” and “managing editor” of CBS Evening “News”. read more

The Best War Ever

By David Swanson

Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber have a new book, which is always a good thing; but this one is especially good. It’s called “The Best War Ever: Lies, Damned Lies, and the Mess in Iraq.” It’s 206 pages and you’ll read it in one sitting, because it’s more entertaining than the corporate media whose infotainment is the book’s focus. While this book is every bit as well researched as Congressman John Conyers’ 350-page report “The read more