The Anniversary of the Iraq War and Guantanamo Hunger Strike

March 21, 2013

Tour de PeaceDiscussion with Cindy Sheehan on the 10th anniversary of the US War on Iraq & her latest project: Tour de Peace.

David Swanson writes:

“Between April 4 and July 3, the entire country (and the other 96% of humanity too) is invited to join in a bicycle ride from California to Washington, D.C.  You can join as a bicycler or as a sponsor.

This won't be a ride to raise awareness about cruelty to animals, but it will raise awareness about war -- by many measures the greatest destroyer of the natural environment we have, as well as consisting first and foremost of the mass killing of that peculiar animal we're all rather fond of: the homo sapiens.

This won't be a ride to raise money for cancer research, but it will raise money for the campaign to abolish war -- a carcinogen if the people of Fallujah ever saw one.”

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Then, Jeremy Varon, a representative of Witness Against Torture ( joined us to discuss the huge hunger strike happening right now at Guantanamo and our response to it. See: HUNGER STRIKE AT GUANTANAMO: Emergency Response & Call to Action.