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David Swanson



David Swanson is the Washington Director of Democrats.com and of ImpeachPAC.org. He is co-founder of the AfterDowningStreet.org coalition, creator of MeetWithCindy.org, and a board member of Progressive Democrats of America, and of the Backbone Campaign. He was the organizer in 2006 of Camp Democracy. He serves on the steering committee of the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice and on a working group of United for Peace and Justice.

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. Swanson serves on the Executive Council of the Washington Baltimore Newspaper Guild. He obtained a Master's degree in philosophy from the University of Virginia in 1997. His website is www.davidswanson.org.

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06/13/2010 05:51:56David Swanson: It's Not a "Defense" Department
05/08/2010 17:34:05Apocalypse Never: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World - Book Review by David Swanson
04/20/2010 04:20:33Ending Wars: The Flexible Waiverable Timetable Approach
04/18/2010 04:57:36Kucinich on Assassinations and Upcoming War Funding Vote
04/16/2010 04:57:41The Pentagon Papers Are Public This Time
01/24/2010 09:25:00Vancouver - Liquid City
09/12/2009 05:30:53Go Inland, Young Progressives
04/29/2009 21:07:00The International Criminal Court and A Rogue Empire
03/03/2009 07:47:10Power Shift in the Air
01/14/2009 23:26:35Against Truth, Reconciliation, and Commissions
12/29/2008 07:34:29Did Bush Sr. Kill Kennedy and Frame Nixon?
12/21/2008 10:34:09Ghosts of Iraq Sentencing Statement
12/20/2008 17:26:02How History Will View Bush
12/08/2008 07:44:19Unlimited Pardon Power and Five Other Impossible Things Before Breakfast
09/30/2008 11:26:26Why the Bailout Vote May Fail
01/20/2008 12:51:41A Solution for the Peace Movement
01/03/2008 10:36:02Dear Iowa, Vote for Dennis But Don't Listen to Him
12/31/2007 21:21:35Death By Election
12/19/2007 11:29:21Italians Block Construction of U.S. Base
12/07/2007 00:23:17Enough Heroes to Fill a Book (Book Review by David Swanson)
11/21/2007 10:54:04Pelosi, Cheney, and the Fertilized Eggs
10/16/2007 12:20:27War Lies Investigation: Rockefeller Claims He'll Get to It Someday
10/12/2007 11:09:55Three Stooges Go to Washington
09/26/2007 22:02:34Staying in Iraq - Heading into Iran
09/24/2007 14:12:00We have nothing to fear but fear itself
09/19/2007 21:31:05Worlds Apart
09/10/2007 15:26:29The Obama-Edwards Ticket
09/10/2007 11:49:15Betray Us Report
09/04/2007 10:45:52World War III
08/29/2007 21:49:20BREAKING NEWS: Cheney Denies Being Human
08/29/2007 07:48:04Rep. Conyers' Latest on Impeachment
08/29/2007 07:42:10Report: US Has Prepared to Attack Iran
08/12/2007 23:09:48It Really Is a Democratic Congress
08/11/2007 09:39:37Resistance of One
08/09/2007 23:09:11Commenting on the Black Commentator
08/06/2007 17:09:52Six Judiciary Committee Members for Impeachment - Forty-five Congress Members now stand in one manner or another for impeachment.
08/02/2007 19:38:5634 Congress Members for Impeachment
08/01/2007 12:08:17300 Towns, Cities, States Oppose Iraq Occupation
08/01/2007 12:02:11People's Peace Delegation to Iran Reports Back
07/29/2007 15:52:24Bush Fulfills His Grandfather's Dream
07/28/2007 01:14:53Another Congress Member Backs Impeachment
07/23/2007 14:07:34Remembering the Downing Street Minutes
07/23/2007 13:57:25 Conyers: 3 More Congress Members and I'll Impeach
07/18/2007 12:48:49NIE: Normalizing Idiocy and Exaggeration
07/11/2007 13:48:16Bush Promised to Kiss Blair's Ass
07/02/2007 08:59:15Impeachment in Kennebunkport
07/02/2007 08:05:06New NSA Whistleblower Speaks
06/30/2007 09:23:4811 Congress Members for Impeaching Cheney
06/29/2007 10:35:00Peace Movement Comes to US Social Forum
06/23/2007 09:30:13Cynicism and Generosity Toward Congress
06/20/2007 11:08:40Rep. Waters: Republicans Dead in Water, Put Our Feet on Their Necks and Drown Them
06/19/2007 13:38:52We've Started Taking Back America
06/14/2007 19:01:08Obama Says He'll Use Force Unilaterally to Protect "Vital Interests"
06/12/2007 14:58:00Sen. Clinton Wants Troops in Iraq for at Least 10 Years
06/12/2007 09:11:45Father's Day, Peace, and Masculinity
06/10/2007 14:38:25War Opposition Made Easy
06/08/2007 14:04:27Rep. Jerrold Nadler: President and Attorney General are engaged in a criminal conspiracy
06/07/2007 10:17:53Better Than Calling Congress to End the War - Contact the Iraqi Government
06/01/2007 10:29:46 Rep. John Conyers Backs Impeachment
05/30/2007 11:21:31Rep. John Conyers Backs Impeachment
05/30/2007 11:16:5611 State Legislatures Take Up Impeachment
05/29/2007 16:19:52Is Our Peace Activists Learning?
05/29/2007 15:30:28New Senate Report Is Worst Betrayal Yet
05/24/2007 08:37:13Of Congressional Surrender - Dick Cheney and Jim Wright Saved Reagan: What Can Cheney and Nancy Pelosi Do for Bush?
05/24/2007 08:17:16From the Whales Learn This Lesson
05/21/2007 17:46:0713 State Democratic Parties Demand Impeachment
05/19/2007 09:30:44What Do These Crimes Have in Common?
05/18/2007 14:12:3424 Organizations Ask Pelosi and Reid to Leave Iraq Its Oil
05/18/2007 10:29:52It's Year Five, Do You Know Where Your Senators Are?
05/16/2007 07:48:23Agnew v. Cheney - How Did the Good Guys Finally Win?
05/15/2007 09:06:52For Five Years We've Called It Blood for Oil
05/15/2007 08:40:13They're Not Benchmarks
05/10/2007 20:22:46HOUSE VOTES ON WAR TODAY
05/10/2007 11:49:25Exclusive: Rep. Maxine Waters Speaks Out for Impeachment
05/05/2007 12:20:55Anti-U.S. Uproar Sweeps Italy
04/24/2007 10:27:02Record of Iraq War Lies to Air This Wednesday, April 25, on PBS
04/23/2007 21:38:38War Money in a Frame
04/19/2007 11:56:52Another Path to Peace: The Case for Kucinich
03/30/2007 09:40:04A Veto Is a Vote for Eternal War
03/29/2007 14:17:47You Are One
03/28/2007 09:35:03How's the Progressive Caucus Progressing?
03/27/2007 13:38:55Let Rove Lie
03/24/2007 11:17:37MoveOn.org Versus Its Members
03/24/2007 10:57:05Eight Heroes in Congress Make a Stand for Peace
03/24/2007 10:23:04A Measure of Morality in Congress
03/20/2007 12:10:26The Country Rallies Against the Supplemental
03/14/2007 10:42:17What If the FBI Hired Someone Honest to Look Into 9—11?
03/12/2007 09:01:56On David Sirota, David Obey, and "Idiot Liberals," Never Mind Ending the War
03/10/2007 23:06:45What's Wrong With David Obey
03/09/2007 22:20:58Subpoena Dick Cheney
03/09/2007 08:54:57The War Money Can Be Stopped
03/07/2007 09:39:44Iran in Congress's Sights
03/05/2007 12:05:48Former Pentagon Staff Speaks Out on Crimes of Doug Feith, Dick Cheney, and Planning of Iran War
03/02/2007 22:52:31The Employee Free Fire Zone Act
03/01/2007 09:10:38Testimony for Impeachment Hearing
03/01/2007 08:52:41Only Nonviolence Will End The War
02/27/2007 12:52:32Cindy Sheehan, George Will, and Loving Your Enemies
02/23/2007 14:42:07Peace Activists Just Threw Out a Prime Minister: Too Bad It Was Italy's
02/22/2007 17:54:02Impeach07 Campaign Launched
02/20/2007 21:36:39The Fierce Urgency of Impeachment
02/18/2007 16:22:41Conyers and the Impeachment Table
02/16/2007 20:37:34Murtha Only Intends to Undo the Escalation
02/14/2007 19:06:35Shut Up And Stop The War
02/14/2007 18:40:05Iran War Talking Points
02/11/2007 20:49:00Iran Lies
02/10/2007 11:23:00Truth Exposed by Senate Armed Services HearingTruth Exposed by Senate Armed Services Hearing
02/09/2007 16:25:28Dems Change the Gas and Claim It's a New Car
01/31/2007 20:57:52The Bills That Can End the War
01/27/2007 10:17:45Don't Let Dick Cheney Get Me!
01/27/2007 10:00:31Bush's Four Anti-Terror Successes All Fictional
01/22/2007 16:36:19How We Can End the Occupation of Iraq
01/21/2007 11:01:28It All Started with an American Taliban
01/19/2007 01:04:57Follow Pelosi or Follower Pelosi?
01/15/2007 08:58:15If Beal Street Could Talk – Part 1 - Bush's Escalation Speech
01/13/2007 00:51:17Land of Enchantment and Impeachment
01/11/2007 10:56:24Why do We Need a National Conference for Media Reform?
01/10/2007 14:58:03Mr. President, Surge This
01/07/2007 17:48:04Videos from Thursday's Impeachment Forum at the National Press Club and Rally at the Capitol
01/06/2007 12:01:58Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney Makes the Case for Impeachment
01/04/2007 17:52:43Democrats' Open-Mic Press Conferences
01/04/2007 17:45:28International Delegation Travels to Guantanamo, Cuba to Protest Infamous US
01/03/2007 03:36:59BUSH MUST GO! Demonstration at Opening of Congress "If War Crimes, Torture, and Crimes Against Humanity are not Reason to Impeach, What is?"
12/31/2006 20:10:17The Ethics of Palestinian Resistance
12/27/2006 15:05:42New Year's Utopianism Needed Fast
12/14/2006 18:19:57How to Spend the War Money
12/09/2006 08:04:28McKinney, Smith, Bush, and Impeachment
12/08/2006 07:44:07The Best Reasons Not to Impeach, And Why They're Wrong
12/07/2006 02:04:41Rallies for Impeachment Coast to Coast This Sunday
12/06/2006 14:05:10Live Blogging from Gates Hearing
12/04/2006 06:14:29Honesty in Iraq
11/30/2006 10:47:40Closer to Home
11/29/2006 07:12:00Be All That You Can Be: Leave the Army
11/23/2006 08:15:52The Melbourne Minutes: New Downing Street Memos from Down Under
11/22/2006 13:44:48U.S. v. Bush


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