If you’re in New York please come (and please film video and post it online) at these three Left Forum panels on May 30
10am – 11:50am in Room 1.89: War Normalized or War Abolished – Drones, Nukes, and the Choice Before Us: A discussion of war now and in the future with David Swanson, Alice Slater, Joe Scarry, Nick Mottern, and Amanda Bass.
12pm – 1:50pm in Room 1.89: U.S. Wars of Aggression & Islamic Jihad: What is the Bigger Danger and How Should the Antiwar Movement Respond? – with Debra Sweet, William Blum, Alan Goodman, and David Swanson.
3:15pm – 5:00pm in Room 1.108: Strengths, Weaknesses, Challenges in Online Activism: How Can It Advance a Progressive Agenda: A discussion with David Swanson of RootsAction.org, Sarah Arnold of The Nation, David Segal of Demand Progress, and other online activists, of the state of online activism, successes, failures, interaction with offline activism, and plans going forward.
LATEST WRITING AND RADIO:
Talk Nation Radio: Tim Wright: 107 Nations Now Want to Ban Nukes
China Lobby Pre-WWII, Israel Lobby Pre-WWIII
The 16 Core Progressive Policies, Really?
On the U.S. Killing of Two Children in Syria
If U.S. Military Spending Returned to 2001 Level
David Swanson on Coy Barefoot Show Discussing the TPP
War Speaks Every Language But Never Knows What to Say to Frogs
Don’t Limit Your News to Your Nation
Talk Nation Radio: David Segal on Ending Mass Surveillance, Keeping the Internet Free
Russ Faure-Brac Will Be Dearly Missed
Inside War-Torn Yemen: Sanaa Under Attack
Head of NSA Says “Cyberwar” May Be Met With Actual War
Can We Try Some Honesty on Memorial Day?
Why Elites Love Drones
US must act against Gulf dictators; Alkhalifa continue revenge from Salman, Rajab
Here We Go Again: The Debacle That Bites Back
Dahr Jamail: The Navy’s Great Alaskan “War”
Finally! Some climate crisis honesty: Forget About a 2 Future; It Will be 4˚-6˚C Degrees, and Soon
The Vietnam War: After 40 Years
Former Acting CIA Director Still Acting, Specifically Acting Innocent
An Old Man Cries
May 25 in Washington, D.C., a Veterans For Peace Memorial Day
May 26 in Washington, D.C., and New York City: Protest U.S.-German Drone Murder Collaboration
May 30 NYC panels at Left Forum here and here and here
June 1-7 everywhere: Stand Up For Truth: An International Week to Support Whistleblowing
July 11 in Minnesota: Peacestock
June 24-28: World Beyond War Panel at U.S. Social Forum in San Jose, Calif., with David Hartsough and Jim Haber
June 25-28: World Beyond War Panel at U.S. Social Forum in Philadelphia, Penn., with Alice Slater, Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers, and Fran Foulkrod
August 4-22, Black Hills of South Dakota, Satyagraha Institute
August 6 – 9 in Santa Fe, NM: Campaign Nonviolence National Conference
(Aug 6 – Mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima with the annual sackcloth and ashes peace vigil and call for nuclear disarmament near the National Labs.
Aug 9 – Mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki with the annual sackcloth and ashes peace vigil and call for nuclear disarmament near the National Labs.)
August 6 in Hiroshima, Japan: “August 6, 2015 will be the 70th anniversary of the bombing [of Hiroshima]. Annually, there are events such as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony, with guest speakers, and the Lantern Floating Ceremony, in which lanterns float on the river as petitions for peace. Additional special events for the 70th anniversary are to be announced.”
August 9 in Nagasaki, Japan: [August 9, 2015 will be the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki. Commemoration events are held annually and, as with Hiroshima, it is expected that additional special events for the 70th anniversary are to be announced.]
August 27 Chicago – David Swanson speaking
September 20 – 27: Everywhere: Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions 2015
October 16-17 in Seoul, Republic of Korea: Stopping the War Business
November – date TBD in Nagasaki, Japan: Annual Pugwash Conference
Tell U.S. and German Governments to End Mass Spying, Killing
PATRIOT Act to end, if Congress lets it
Create Truth and Reconciliation Commission for U.S. and NATO Wars
Rich must pay fair share of Social Security
Real progressives talk about militarism, war and military spending!
Support German Campaign to Remove Ramstein Drone Relay
Stop the Saudi Attack on Yemen
Tell United States and All Non-Members to Join the ICC
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