David Swanson to speak on ‘War is a Lie’

Nobel Peace Prize nominee and activist David Swanson will speak in Gainesville, Sarasota and Jacksonville about the latest developments in the telling and the debunking of lies about wars. He’ll answer questions and sign copies of his new book, “War Is A Lie: Second Edition.”

Swanson is an author, activist, journalist and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio and is a 2015 Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

Other books he has written include “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union,” “When the World Outlawed War,” and “War No More: The Case for Abolition.”

The speaking events will be held:

May 19, Sarasota, Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center 525 Kumquat Court, 7 p.m.

May 20, Jacksonville,  Florida Christian Center Auditorium, 1115 Edgewood Ave S, (904) 381-4800, 7 p.m.

May 21, Gainesville, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville, 4225 NW 34th St., 7 p.m.

The events are brought to you by Veterans for Peace Gainesville and Florida Veterans for Common Sense in Sarasota.

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