2.24.11 Best-selling author and political analyst David Swanson joins Coy for an extended conversation about the events in Wisconsin. Swanson breaks down the comments made by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker during the recent prank call by an imposter claiming to be well known philanthropist and political advocate David Koch. He also addresses the idea of a “class war” which we may or may not be witnessing in the Packer state. Finally, the two discuss the movement right here in Charlottesville to give UVA employees a “living wage.” Be sure to check out his most recent book War is a Lie.
2.14.11 Best-selling non-fiction author David Swanson joins Coy with an update on the revolution in Egypt. Swanson describes just how inspiring the revolution is to civil rights activists around the world. He notes the impact of non-violent training by the citizen activists in the streets of Egypt, and says that method of protest is more effective than military involvement. Along those lines, Swanson comments on the importance of the writings of noted non-violence author Gene Sharp being translated into Arabic. Finally, David gives his analysis of how the events in Egypt will influence American political action. Be sure to check out Swanson’s latest book War Is A Lie.
1.28.11 Best-selling non-fiction author David Swanson joins Coy to discuss the revolution taking place in Egypt. Cairo is literally burning, and today’s conversation addresses the political state which lead to this uprising and exactly what is going on. Swanson describes the protests as “inspiring,” but also is not convinced of the need for these heavy doses of violence. Who is withholding civil rights from these people? Exactly how corrupt is the leadership in Egypt? What is the United States’ level of involvement in this revolution? Get the expert insights into the breaking national news story of the day right here. Be sure to check out Swanson’s new book War is a Lie.
12.28.10 Former Chair of the Libertarian Party of Virginia Rick Sincere and Author David Swanson join Coy to recap 2010. Two well known voices in Central Virginia, Swanson and Sincere touch on what they view to be the most significant national political stories from the almost finished year- including the financial state of our country, American military involvement abroad, and the growing sense of “Big Brother” in the United States. Be sure to check out David’s newest book War is a Lie.
11.15.10 Best-selling non-fiction author David Swanson talks with Coy about his upcoming book War is a Lie. The coversation covers a range of topics including the history of war in America, the alleged lies of the Bush Presidency, and what President Obama needs to do to handle today’s ongoing wars. Swanson’s book will be available Monday, November 22nd.