Eric Stoner, freelance journalist based in New York, discusses the use of nonviolence to force political changes, the decline in the antiwar movement after Obama’s election, the need for more creative and assertive protests, the replacement of soldiers with remote controlled robots and why there is no such thing as a humanitarian war.
MP3 here. (30:25)
Eric Stoner is a freelance journalist based in New York, and a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus. He is an editor of the Waging Nonviolence website. His articles have appeared in The Guardian, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mother Jones, The Nation, In These Times, The Huffington Post, NACLA Report on the Americas, The Indypendent and in newspapers across the country. He has worked as a researcher for the Center for International Policy, The Nation, Rolling Stone, and most recently Jeremy Scahill’s New York Times bestseller, Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army.