Well, we think of Dr. Martin Luther King today and we remember him. Bear with me if I remember a few things that might be on his mind if he were here to celebrate his 84th birthday. I think he would be reading the New York Times and seeing on the very front page, On Thursday, the United States became more deeply involved in the war, working with the French to determine how to best deploy American C-5 cargo planes to ferry French troops and equipment into Mali, according to an American military official. Well, I think Dr. King would have a little flashback there. Read More →
Today I’m privileged to have Medea Benjamin as a guest. Medea is co-founder, both of the international human rights organization Global Exchange (www.globalexchange.org) and CODEPINK (www.codepink.org), a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement; and she’s been described by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the high profile leaders of the peace movement.” Now Medea has a most recent book, “Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control.” Read More →
Today I’m privileged to have Andy Griggs as my guest, a long-time peace and justice activist and educator. Andy is currently the Program Director for the Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace. ICUJP, founded in Los Angeles after 9/11, supports the leaders of Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, Jewish and other spiritual faiths and traditions who say religious communities must stop blessing war and violence. This is so important at this time because we look through the world and we’re seeing state-led religious conflicts throughout the world and making this statement that... Read More →
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