John Dear is an internationally known voice for peace and nonviolence. A long time activist, popular lecturer, and movement organizer, Fr. John is the author of 35 books and hundreds of articles, including "Living Peace," "Jesus the Rebel," and "The Nonviolent Life." He was recently nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Guest Website: http://davidswanson.org/ Guest Category: News Politics & Government Guest Occupation: Author, Radio Host, Human Rights Activist, Philospher, Newspaper Reporter, Communications Director, Press Secretary, Media Coordinator, Columnist, Blogger Guest Biography: David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie and When the World Outlawed War. He...
TOPICS: US Imperial Hanky Panky (Pilger) Chelsea Manning is Free (Greer) On The Soapbox this week, Cindy chats with journalist/filmmaker John Pilger about a wide variety of issues pertaining to US imperial/global hanky-panky and his new film The Coming War with China. Cindy also interviews Evan Greer who is a close associate of Pvt. Chelsea Manning who was recently released from seven years of federal incarceration for a courageous act of whistleblowing.
SUBJECT: Latest US attack on Syria The Rise of Fascism in the US Reichstag Warning for Today How the DNC is falling further right Ray Light is the General Secretary of the Revolutionary Organization of Labor, USA (ROL, USA)
Guest Website: http://www.yescalifornia.org Guest Category: Education News Politics & Government Guest Occupation: Author/Co-Founder of #Calexit organizing group Yes California Guest Biography: Marcus Ruiz Evans has lived in California his whole life, from the Central Valley and the Inland Empire, to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Having worked in the trade of global goods and served in government, he has seen through both his travels and career how other cultures value California’s...
GUEST: GLORIA LA RIVA TOPIC: SOCIALISM AND LEFT-WING POLITICS GLORIA AT RECENT PROTEST IN SF FROM WIKIPEDIA Gloria Estela La Riva (born August 13, 1954) is an American activist associated most recently with the Party for Socialism and Liberation and in California with the Peace and Freedom Party, and previously with the Workers World Party. She was the PSL's 2008 presidential candidate, La Riva ran as the PSL's presidential candidate in the 2016 race, with Eugene Puryear and Dennis J....
GUEST: DR. MARGARET FLOWERS TOPIC: DEPLORABLE STATE OF "HEALTHCARE" IN THE USA TODAY AND GREEN PARTY POWER Guest Website: http://clearingthefogradio.org Guest Occupation: Pediatrician/Social Activist Guest Biography:
The Soapbox Presents The People Speak with Cindy Sheehan February 21, 2017 GUEST: Sam Koplinka-Loehr TOPIC: War-tax resistance. On The People Speak with Cindy Sheehan, Cindy chatted with young activist/organizer and war-tax resister Sam Koplinka-Loehr from The National War Tax Resistance Co-ordinating Committee
GUEST: Mike Whitney TOPIC: Russophobia Guest Occupation: Journalist Guest Biography: Mike Whitney is a landscape contractor who veered into journalism following the attacks of September 11. He is a Project Censored award winner who writes on foreign policy, domestic politics and the economy. His articles can found at Counterpunch or the Unz Review.
Guest: Anthony Freda Topic: Shining the light of truth for peace Cindy and Anthony at Occupy Peace (2015) www.anthonyfreda.com This week, Cindy chats with great friend of the Soapbox, artist and political commentator, Anthony Freda. Cindy and Anthony chat about the hypocrisy of liberals and the outright lies of corporate media and a strategy to work together for peace.
Guest: Bev Harris Topic: Election Integrity in the U.S. (or lack thereof) This week, Cindy chats with the founder of Black Box Voting, Bev Harris. Bev is one of the pioneers of analyzing the results of easily tamper-able voting machines.
Guest: Don DeBar Don CPRMETRO Topic: Them vs. Us and Federal Elections This week, Cindy chats with her engineer and political activist/commentator Don DeBar about the (s)election of Donald Trump and the implications for everything.
Today, The Soapbox is presenting an interview that Robbie Martin of MediaRoots did with Cindy Sheehan about (s)elections in the US and other hot topics of war and peace. Please, also listen to the companion podcast of the interview Cindy did with Robbie about his new film and "Neocons for Hillary" CLICK FOR THE SHOW