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David Swanson is the co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org and the author of the book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union" by Seven Stories Press. You can order it and find out when tour will be in your town: http://davidswanson.org/book.
(8 comments) SHARE Friday, April 6, 2018 U.S. Dropped Fleas with Bubonic Plague on North Korea
Dave Chaddock's book This Must Be the Place, which I found via Jeff Kaye's review, collects the evidence that the United States indeed tried to wipe out millions of Chinese and North Koreans with deadly diseases.
SHARE Friday, November 11, 2016 Top 10 Election Problems
We got 1,001 things wrong in the latest U.S. election. Here are the top 10:
1. Expecting an election to solve deep injustices that require a massive movement, as have all the deep injustices of the past. This can be fixed through education and activism.
2. Rigging the DNC primary to deny Bernie Sanders a nomination.
3. Rigging the RNC primary by giving Donald Trump endless free media coverage.
4. Voter suppression
SHARE Thursday, September 22, 2016 No War 2016 Conference: Attend or Watch the LiveStream
As the war system keeps societies in a state of permawar, we have reached a stage in human history at which we can say with confidence that there are better and more effective alternatives. Of course we know the question: "You say you are against war, but what's the alternative?" This event will develop answers to that question,
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Bradley Manning's Nobel Peace Prize Nomination
No individual has done more to push back against what Martin Luther King Jr. called "the madness of militarism" than Bradley Manning. The United States is the leading exporter of weapons and itself spends as much preparing for more wars as the rest of the world combined. Manning is the leading actor in opposition to U.S. warmaking, and therefore militarism around the world.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, January 11, 2010 Bring Back the Signing StatementI don't want the signing-statement back because I want Obama to use it to create policy. (There are comments on progressive websites asking Obama to create better healthcare with a signing statement, as if Obama has any interest in doing that, and as if the next president couldn't just throw it out.) I want the signing statement back, because presidential criminality without the signing statement has become worse.