Hello this is Blaise Bonpane with World Focus, produced by The Office of The Americas and coming to you from KPFK Los Angeles. We’re podcast and available 24 seven at kpfk.org, where we’re heard internationally. Well friends I’m happy to say, in spite of the weather, the spring demonstrations have begun. They began at the White House yesterday, Saturday, March 21st, the rally was preceded by three days of activities including a concert, a lobbying tour of war sites on March 19th, and teach-ins the evening of the 19th and all day on March 20th.
Spring Rising is intended as an antiwar intervention into the world capital of war making. The United States has spread its military across the globe, has now engaged in wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and via drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia. The US government is provoking Russia in the Ukraine and Eastern Europe, pushing for another coup in Venezuela, and expanding its military presence in Asia and Africa. Read More