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David Swanson

David Swanson contributed a chapter to “Why Peace” edited by Marc Guttman, January 2012. He hosts Talk Nation Radio. Swanson helped plan the nonviolent occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington DC in 2011. In December 2011, The Hook newspaper in Charlottesville, Va., named him a runner-up Person of the Year.

Swanson holds a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Virginia. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and as a communications director, with jobs including press secretary for Dennis Kucinich’s 2004 presidential campaign, media coordinator for the International Labor Communications Association, and three years as communications coordinator for ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.

He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works as Campaign Coordinator for the online activist organization http://rootsaction.org

In April 2012, Swanson began working for Veterans For Peace.


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"Mapping Militarism"   worldbeyondwar.org  Jun 26, 2014

"The Three Laws of Pentagon Robotics"   Ethical Technology  May 24, 2014

"Honestly, War Is Over"   Ethical Technology  May 11, 2014

"War Is Good for Us, Dumb New Book Claims"   warisacrime.org  Apr 18, 2014

"Can We Really Blame Sociopaths?"   warisacrime.org  Mar 20, 2014

"Thermonuclear Monarchy and Revolution"   War Is A Crime  Mar 7, 2014

"Analysis of STRATFOR Leaks Misrepresents Nonviolent Movements"   War Is A Crime .org   Dec 15, 2013

"#20 Global Rescue Plan"   WIAC  Dec 10, 2013

"50 Organizations Seek Ban on Armed Drones"   rootsaction.org  Nov 10, 2013

"Global Rescue Plan"   WIAC  Jun 23, 2013

"Bradley Manning Is Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”—If the Enemy Is Democracy"   War Is A Crime .org   Jun 5, 2013

"Why We Allow the Destruction of Our Planet"   War Is a Crime  May 13, 2013

"Can a Drone Murder?"   Ethical Technology  Apr 24, 2013

"Scientology for Agent Orange Victims"   Ethical Technology  Apr 8, 2013

"Teach the Children War"   War Is A Crime .org   Mar 20, 2013

"Drones and [the U.S.] National Religion"   Ethical Technology  Feb 10, 2013

"First City in U.S. Passes Resolution Against Drones"   warisacrime.org  Feb 5, 2013

"Drones Are a Local Issue"   davidswanson  Jan 31, 2013

"A New Model Drone Resolution"   warisacrime.org  Jan 29, 2013


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