Kevin Zeese, Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace, discusses why the Antiwar movement needs to dissociate from the major political parties, how popular pressure really does affect change, the cozy relationship between corporate media and the defense industry and how creating an effective antiwar movement requires rethinking previous failures and realistically assessing the (very formidable) opposition.
MP3 here. (20:54)
Kevin Zeese is the Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace. Zeese also served as the Executive Director of Democracy Rising, is an attorney, and a long term peace advocate. Zeese took a leave from VotersForPeace for most of 2006 while he was running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Zeese was a founding member of the Montgmery County Coalition Against the War in Maryland and has worked with various non-profit organizations on peace, justice, and democracy issues since 1978.