Talk Nation Radio for October 8, 2009
Jeff Bartos of IVAW CT and Denisa Jashari, Trinity College Anti War Coalition
US Veteran Jeff Bartos, IVAW CT describes G20 arrest, and state and national anti war activities. IVAW CT co founder Chris Grohs, who has worked as a media activist at WHUS FM 91.7 Radio for the People, at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Connecticut, discusses need to increase membership. These friends from high school who both deployed to Iraq are now working as activists trying to help end the US occupation and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org The national organization, Iraq Veterans Against the War is here.
Trinity College Senior Denisa Jashari discusses her organizing efforts and urges people to attend the Oct 17th Peace March in Boston. Plus how to help Veterans who Resist War, or who are in crisis in your communities. The GI rights hot line at 1-877-447-4487.
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Clip: On September 20th in Hartford Connecticut's Bushnell Park, Connecticut IVAW member Chris Grohs talked about his group's efforts as he introduced journalist Dahr Jamail, author of the 2009 book, The Will to Resist, Soldiers who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan: We will be hearing more of what Dahr Jamail had to say in Hartford, Storrs, Willimantic, and New Britain Connecticut, in upcoming shows.
You can learn more about Dahr Jamail's book, The Will to Resist, and an award he received from Connecticut Independent Media, at Willtoresistwar.blogspot.com