CHOOSE LIFE, ABORT WAR Podcast for Peace

Reclaim Armistice Day, Unmask Militarism w/ David Swanson

Episode Summary

David Swanson joins Thad to Unmask Militarism of WWI, discuss the largest most effective peace movement in the USA and why both World Beyond War & Veterans for Peace want to Reclaim Armistice Day!

Episode Notes

Five-time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, prolific blogger, writer, journalist and activist, David Swanson of World Beyond War joins Thad to

  1. #UnmaskMilitarism and the "phantom menace" behind WWI
  2. Discuss the inspiring forgotten 1920s peace mainstream peace movement which overcame diverse political ideologies and created a treaty to ban all war from David's book, When the World Outlawed War found at http://davidswanson.org/
  3. List four priorities of Choose Life Abort War.
  4. Tell why Veterans for Peace think it's good idea to #ReclaimArmisticeDay
  5. Build a Culture of Peace in big or small ways w/ World Beyond War.
  6. Tease you with upcoming guests including an Air Force Chaplain court-martialed for applying Just War criteria, a Veteran For Peace who rehumanizes enemies and war victims through photography, two expert Conscientious Objector counselors, and a movie producer/human rights activist who faced an al-Queada warlord to negotiate peace. 

    Intro/ outro music: “Choose Life,” by C. Fulmer (c) 1985, used with permission.