William Blum: The corporations are the beneficiaries of the wars, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

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Nov. 6, 2011

TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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Today, (November 6th), Cindy welcomes William Blum, who is an American author, historian, and critic of United States foreign policy.  He studied accounting in college.  Later he had a low-level computer-related position at the United States Department of State in the mid-1960s.  Initially an anti-communist with dreams of becoming a foreign service officer, he said he became disillusioned by the Vietnam War.  Continue reading

Cindy Sheehan arrested after protest at Occupy Sacramento + Transcript of speech

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Oct. 16, 2011

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Paul Thompson: The 9/11 Timeline + Dahlia Wasfi: The Destruction of Iraq

Updated: Sept. 22, 2011 added the transcript

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Sept. 11, 2011

9/11 = inside job

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(SOAPBOX #108) – It’s been 10 years since the fall of the towers, and America has been “shifted right” – far to the right; into the realms of Eternal War. To my mind, the formerly generous and caring American spirit has been transformed into distrustful and suspicious fear of anything that’s “alien” and “different”, coupled with a lust to punish all “miscreants”. And that’s not to even mention the growth of the national Security State and our declining/decaying civil rights! (See this on civil rights.) Continue reading

Ann Wright: Gaza Freedom Flotilla and Save Jeju Island, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

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Updated: added the transcript Sept. 15, 2011

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Sept. 4, 2011

This Sunday (September 4), Cindy welcomes good friend of peace and of Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox, the notable woman of conscience, Ann Wright. Ms. Wright won’t steer you wrong! On this show she will talk about the recent Gaza Freedom Flotilla which she was a leader on the American boat and her recent trip to Jeju Island in South Korea where the Korean occupants are making a courageous stand against a US Naval base being built there. Continue reading

Dr. Michio Kaku: Fukushima and radiation in food supply, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

Updated: Aug. 24, 2011 added transcript

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August 21, 2011

4.24 ????????????in??/Energy Shift Parade in Shibuya

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This Sunday (August 21st), Cindy brings us theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku, well-known as a guest of many shows on cable television and radio.  Dr. Kaku is the author of a new book that just hit the NYTimes best seller list: Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration of the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel.  Cindy and this innovative working scientist discuss the recent nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan, plus other important and timely issues.  Continue reading

On the 66th Anniversary of the Bombing of Nagasaki by Cindy Sheehan

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August 11, 2011

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Thank you for inviting me to this important meeting—it is a great honor for me to be here on the anniversary of a time when our countries were bitter enemies—even before most of us were
born.

In the time of the rise of the 3rd Reich in Europe, the people of my country were in an isolationist mood and not too excited about getting into another bloody and costly war in Europe.

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“Why do American mothers send their children to kill others?” by Cindy Sheehan

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August 6, 2011

Corporate Greed

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I am not the only international guest speaking at the rallies against nukes and for world peace here in Hiroshima, Japan—a pediatrician from Iraq was also invited—Dr. Hassan.

Dr. Hassan has seen and is treating numerous cancers and other problems in children stemming from the US invasion and occupation and the use of conventional weapons coated with depleted uranium, or DU.

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August 6th 1945: A Day that will live in Infamy by Cindy Sheehan + Arnie Gunderson on Nuclear Power Safety

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August 5, 2011

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This will be a short piece, since I am getting ready to go to the anti-nuke/peace rally here in Hiroshima in a few hours (it’s the 6th here), but I will give my impressions of that when I get back to my hotel.

Last night, I dreamed about my grandmother (Mamaw). I haven’t dreamed of her for years. I dreamed she came home to my house and I was going to get to take care of her. Continue reading

Eva Golinger on Hugo Chavez and the History of Venezuela and the US, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

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July 24, 2011

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This Sunday (July 24th), Cindy brings back Venezuelan/American Attorney and author Eva Golinger (with first name pronounced like ave a in “save a buck”), our soapbox’s visiting expert in all things Venezuelan and general good friend.  She starts by discussing the health of & prognosis for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, currently undergoing chemotherapy in Cuba following his recent cancer surgery.  Continue reading

Children and War by Cindy Sheehan

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June 13, 2011

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Recently, I was listening to KGO radio and in case you don’t know, KGO is the ABC affiliate super-station here in San Francisco that can be heard by millions of people with it’s mega-wattage transmitter.

Gene Burns happened to be the host at that time. The night that I was listening, Mr. Burns was wondering why the U.S. is bombing Libya, but not Syria, because Syria is, “torturing and killing children,” and Mr. Burns didn’t know how the people of the world could stand by and watch this happen.

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Election Fraud: An Interview with the Honorable Cynthia McKinney, Part I by Cindy Sheehan (2009)

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June 12, 2011

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What follows is my edited (for length) interview with former Congressional Representative and Green Party Candidate for President in 2012, Cynthia McKinney.

I interviewed Cynthia is a warm studio in Atlanta, Georgia in the summer of 2009—but the interview below is still relevant and fascinating. Cynthia and I are very comfortable with each other and I hope her humanity can shine up from the page to your eyes and into your heart.

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Police State Much? by Cindy Sheehan

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June 9, 2011

Fear Totalitarianism

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“Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.”

— Steve Allen

“Patriotic” Americans are still berating me for “demeaning” my son’s “sacrifice.” A typical message goes something like this:

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Rosanne Barr: Vote for Neither if you are a Patriot and Plant your garden + Cindy Hickey on the Hikers in Iran, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

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June 5, 2011

Collard Greens

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(SOAPBOX #100) – Cindy presents two guests: 1) up is actress, comedian and political commentator Rosanne Barr, and then on to 2) Cindy Hickey, mother of incarcerated hiker (in Iran) Shane Bauer.  Roseanne presents her own web site, roseanneworld.com, and then moves on to discusses her new book: Roseannearchy, also known as “Dispatches from the Nut Farm.”  It’s really her personal Journal on leaving ‘Babylon’ (Hollywood), for a real life in Hawaii.  Continue reading

Abolish all war and nuclear plants and weapons by Cindy Sheehan

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June 2, 2011

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Cindy Sheehan and Fukushima people are coming

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Stop War and Nuclear Armaments!

Abolish All Nuclear Plants, Now!

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“STOP ALL NUCLEAR PLANTS IMMEDIATELY!” A gigantic wave of angry movement is spreading all over the world, demanding the stoppage and abolition of all nuclear plants, with young people at the front line. Continue reading

Cindy Sheehan and Eva Golinger at Rally Against U.S. Imperialism in Venezuela

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May 30, 2011

on May 29, 2011

We Reject United States Sanctions Against Venezuela

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, the United States Department of State unilaterally imposed sanctions against Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), for its alleged relations with the government of Iran. The sanctions are a desperate and weak attempt to link Venezuela to Iran’s nuclear energy program as part of an ongoing campaign to justify further aggressive action against the South American oil producing nation.

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Hands off Venezuela! by Cindy Sheehan

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