Monday, March 29, 2004

  • Crossing Lines: Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Faces Two Prison Sentences For Antiwar Actions


    We speak with veteran antiwar activist, Nobel Peace prize nominee and Voices in the Wilderness founder Kathy Kelly as she heads to court where she faces a one-month prison sentence for refusing to pay a fine from an antiwar protest last May. Kelly is also preparing to begin serving a 3-month sentence next week for her non-violent civil disobedience at the US Army’s School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia last November. [includes rush transcript]

  • "Hope is the Fuel of Progress"–Former British MP and Leading Antiwar Voice Tony Benn On Imperialism and Resistance


    As the 9/11 investigation continues to dominate the news with former counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke reiterating his claim that the Iraq invasion was a diversion form the war on terror, we hear from former British MP and leading antiwar voice, Tony Benn. After serving in the British Parliament for over half a century, Benn is now president of the Stop the War Coalition in Britain. [includes rush transcript]