In the wake of the seventeenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks in the US, we reflect on what has happened in the intervening years. Allen talks to anti-war activist David Swanson about the world post-9/11, including the function of monuments, war propaganda, and the weapons business. David Swanson is an author, radio host, […]
On today’s show, Allen Ruff speaks with peace activist David Swanson. Their topic is the myth of American exceptionalism, and the role it plays as a political ideology in justifying militarism and war. David Swanson is a journalist, activist, organizer, and educator. He’s the director of the peace group World Beyond War and is the […]
What are your thoughts about Hillary Clinton’s second Presidential campaign? How do you feel about her role in wars in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, and Ukraine? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
As turmoil continues to brew in Syria, our host Allen Ruff was joined by guest David Swanson on Thursday September 5th to discuss the current situation in Syria and the question that the U.S. is being forced to consider. Will the U.S. Congress vote to attack Syria?
On Thursday August 8th, host Allen Ruff spoke with David Swanson about United State’s militarism and the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. David Swanson is the author of: “War is a Lie” and “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union”. He is also a blogger for War is a Crime.org and a Co-Founder of AfterDowningStreet.org, creator of ConvictBushCheney.org and Washington Director of Democrats.com, a board member of Progressive Democrats of America, the Backbone Campaign, and Voters for Peace, a member of the legislative working group of United for Peace and Justice, chair of the UFPJ working group on Accountability and Prosecution, and a member of the Robert Jackson Steering Committee.