David Swanson (born 1969) is an American activist, blogger and author.
Education [ edit ]
Swanson obtained a
Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Virginia in 1997. [1 ]
As an activist, Swanson co-founded the website
After Downing Street (now War Is A Crime .org), based around the U.S. congressional concern of the Downing Street memo. Additionally, Swanson embarked on a campaign to impeach President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney through the now defunct website ConvictBushCheney.Org [2 ] as well as contributing to the introduction of Dennis Kucinich’s [3 ] The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush. [4 ] Swanson has also aided in the organization of campaigns such as [5 ] Velvet Revolution's opposition of the United States Chamber of Commerce and Tom J. Donohue, and October2011.Org's [6 ] Occupy Washington movement. [7 ] [8 ]
As an author, David Swanson has written several books;
Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union (2009), [9 ] War Is a Lie (2010), When the World Outlawed War (2011) and War No More: The Case for Abolition (2013).
Swanson currently blogs through various political sites, including his own co-founded site, WarIsACrime.Org
and Democrats.com, [3 ] where he serves as the Washington Director. [1 ]
Writings [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b "Bloggers". Democrats.com . Retrieved 31 Aug 2011.
^ a b http://warisacrime.org/cofounders
^ "The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush". Feral House . Retrieved 31 Aug 2011.
^ Swanson, David. "WarIsACrime.Org: Tom Donohue and the Chamber of Open Secrets". . Stop The Chamber Velvet Revolution . Retrieved 31 Aug 2011.
^ "About Us". October 2011.Org . Retrieved 31 Aug 2011.
^ Loudon, Trevor. "Cairo Style Occupation Planned for Washington DC, Starting October 6". . New Zeal Trevor Loudon . Retrieved 31 Aug 2011.
^ "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union - Published in 2009". . David Swanson Let’s Try Democracy . Retrieved 31 Aug 2011.
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