Bruce Gagnon on U.S. Aggression Toward Russia and China, interviewed by David Swanson

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June 20, 2012

with David Swanson
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June 20, 2012

Bruce Gagnon describes U.S. and NATO plans in the works to militarily surround and threaten both Russia and China.  Gagnon is co-founder and coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space at http://space4peace.org.  He blogs at http://space4peace.blogspot.com He’s the author of Come Together Right Now, and of a chapter in The Military Industrial Complex at 50.

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Hakim Discusses Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers, Interviewed by David Swanson

Bāgh-e Bābur in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
April 5, 2011
Kabul, Afghanistan

on Apr 5, 2011

Kabul
April 4, 2011
Interviewed by David Swanson

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Free Bradley Manning protest + Protest at the FBI H/Q

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Free Bradley Manning Rally

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Quantico, Va., Jan. 17, 2011
It is a crime to witness felonies and stay silent; Manning didn’t.
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Matt Taibbi and David Swanson interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

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Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox Blog
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December 5, 2010

Now! Click here to listen or download Cindy’s interview with Matt ‘maximum gonzo’ Taibbi and David Swanson, author of War is a Lie, the new blockbuster revelation masterpiece.  The discussion moves on, through the current fake mortgage crisis.  Matt Taibbi has much published material in Rolling Stone, and knows what he’s talking about.  David Swanson is a well established activist with a long history in the peace movement.  He contributes his expert insight here, using his expertise to discuss the lies behind all wars.

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Howard Zinn: The Bomb by David Swanson

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by David Swanson
t r u t h o u t
20 July 2010

The late Howard Zinn’s new book “The Bomb” is a brilliant little dissection of some of the central myths of our militarized society. Those who’ve read “A Terrible Mistake: The Murder of Frank Olson and the CIA’s Secret Cold War Experiments,” by H.P. Albarelli Jr. know that this is a year for publishing the stories of horrible things that the United States has done to French towns. In that case, Albarelli, describes the CIA administering LSD to an entire town, with deadly results. In “The Bomb,” Zinn describes the U.S. military making its first use of napalm by dropping it all over another French town, burning anyone and anything it touched. Zinn was in one of the planes, taking part in this horrendous crime.

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No One Cares by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Truthdig
May 3, 2010

End the Endless Wars!

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We are approaching a decade of war in Afghanistan, and the war in Iraq is in its eighth year. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and thousands more Afghans and Pakistani civilians have been killed. Millions have been driven into squalid displacement and refugee camps. Thousands of our own soldiers and Marines have died or been crippled physically and psychologically. We sustain these wars, which have no real popular support, by borrowing trillions of dollars that can never be repaid, even as we close schools, states go into bankruptcy, social services are cut, our infrastructure crumbles, tens of millions of Americans are reduced to poverty, and real unemployment approaches 17 percent. Collective, suicidal inertia rolls us forward toward national insolvency and the collapse of empire. And we do not protest. The peace movement, despite the heroic efforts of a handful of groups such as Iraq Veterans Against the War, the Green Party and Code Pink, is dead. No one cares.

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Chris Hedges: Media Sanitizes War

From my old blog, this is why I started blogging:

What we need on our nightly TV news and in our newspapers are coffins and dead babies, and mutilated soldiers. We have a media blackout on showing what war is really all about. I hold the media responsible as well as our govt. — Dandelion Salad

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Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
April 30, 2010

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April 30, 2010 — Chris Hedges speaks on war at Capitol Hill teach in

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David Swanson: Obama OK’s US citizen assassinations + Countdown: What Is To Stop The W.H. From Killing More Americans

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April 07, 2010 — The Obama administration has authorized the assassination of an American citizen, Anwar Al-Awlaki who is a Muslim cleric and he is suspected of organizing terrorist attacks against the US. He is now on the top of the FBI’s most wanted list. David Swanson says that this is illegal and that if the International Criminal Court has the right to prosecute an American if they had the backing.

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David Swanson: Single payer fight moves to states

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March 09, 2010

Swanson: Obama pushes out Kucinich single payer amendment that enables states single payer health care.

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Let States Do It + Put States’ Rights Single-Payer Back In

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March 07, 2010

Congress members should block the health insurance reform bill until an amendment passed last July is reinstated to allow states to create single-payer healthcare if they choose.

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Dennis Kucinich: Some People Support The Afghan War, I Do Not! + Text of the Resolution

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March 03, 2010

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Margaret Flowers: Tangled Up in Yoo

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February 28, 2010

Margaret Flowers singing a song by David Swanson based on Bob Dylan’s “Tangled Up in Blue.” Protest John Yoo on March 19, 2010, in Charlottesville, VA. See http://hoosagainstyoo.org

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Operation New Dawn by Cindy Sheehan + CONTEST: Obama Calls War on Iraq “A New Dawn” — What Do You Call It?

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February 19, 2010

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“The very word ‘war’, therefore, has become misleading. It would probably be accurate to say that by becoming continuous war has ceased to exist. … War is Peace.” — George Orwell, 1984

If I forget everything else in my life, I will never forget the night I walked in my front door with my dogs, Buster and Chewy, and saw the three military officers standing in my living room.

I knew the moment I saw them that Casey was dead. It doesn’t take a genius to put that equation together. On one side of the equal sign is your recently deployed soldier-son, and on the other side are three Army officers standing in your house looking like they would rather be just about anywhere else.

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Dennis Kucinich Challenges Potential Extrajudicial Killing of Americans + US Government killing Americans abroad, OK?

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by Congressman Dennis Kucinich
Washington, Feb 5, 2010

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) yesterday wrote to Attorney General Eric Holder following news reports that Americans have been included on targeted assassination lists maintained by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). The reports indicate that the President has authorized military operations with the express understanding that Americans might be killed under this policy.  In the letter, Kucinich requests the legal basis for revoking the constitutional rights of any American citizens. Continue reading