Localized, grass-roots democracy only way to combat corrupt, diseased system – Published on Intrepid Report, by Linda Greene, September 6, 2011.
Cindy Sheehan doesn’t sit down and relax very often. The internationally known peace and human rights activist just returned home to California from a two-week trip to Japan and soon afterwards embarked on a bus tour of the Northwest.
Sheehan’s travels will bring her to Bloomington on Oct. 5, when she will speak on “The War Economy and You” at 7 p.m. at First United Church, 2420 E. Third St. This visit will be her first to Bloomington … //
… Sheehan is the founder of an organization called Peace of the Action, a national peace campaign. The author of five books, she’s now working on her sixth, on Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution. She hosts her own radio show, the Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox and a writes a blog.
Sheehan was one of the nine founding members of Gold Star Families for Peace, an organization she created in 2005 with other families of U.S. troops. It seeks to end the U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan and provides support for families of servicepeople who have died in the wars … (read the full long interview text).
Link: Gold Star Families for Peace.