Everything Is Broken playlist for 05/28/2013
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 8:41pm
TUESDAY MAY 28 - 1:00-3:00PM EDT. live on air and online at www. wusb.fm. our program will feature the White House/CIA drone program. we will learn a great deal from our brave activists trying to slap some sense into our culture about this pandora’s box that has been opened.
Our featured guest is Elliott Adams. Elliot is past national President of Veterans For Peace, was a paratrooper in the infantry serving in Viet Nam, Japan, Korea, and Alaska. He has served his local community in a variety of capacities such as: President of the School Board, Mayor, Committee Chair of BSA Explorer Post 17, President of Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, and Master of the Masonic Lodge.
Elliott left politics to become an activist. Attending untold numbers of demonstrations, working at many levels, from stapling signs to, doing logistics and, organizing work for United For Peace and Justice, War Resisters League, School Of Americas Watch, Peace Has No Borders, Veterans For Peace and many other organizations, at events across the country.
Elliott moved from being a soldier to a nonviolent warrior. He has also done nonviolence and social movement trainings for Fellowship Of Reconciliation, School Of Americas Watch, Peacemakers of Schoharie, Student Environmental Action Coalition, War Resistors League, Veterans For Peace and, other groups. He is currently Nonviolent Training Coordinator of Veterans For Peace
He has dedicating his life to stopping this war in Iraq and Afghanistan and abolishing all war. This work has taken him from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from the Mexico border to Canada. From testifying before US Congress Judiciary Committee and attending Parliament in Canada to being arrested for the cause. In 2009 he was part of an 8-day delegation to Gaza with Veterans For Peace and Physicians For Social Responsibility in 2009. He was recently deported from South Korea for supporting the people of Jeju in their effort stop the imposition of a naval base in Gangjeong.
And … our Senior Florida Correspondent Steve Wiehe will check in from West Palm to give us his take on current events