Kevin Zeese, Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace, discusses the collection of left-right antiwar essays in Come Home America and the prospect of a politically diverse movement against war and empire; how diverting money from military spending to civilian uses would boost the economy; the big three unifying issues: corporate welfare, empire, and the Bill of Rights; and how Rand Paul has dared to question the politically sensitive issue of US foreign aid, even advocating cutting off Israel from the US dole.
MP3 here. (19:42)
Kevin Zeese is the Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace. He also served as the Executive Director of Democracy Rising, is an attorney, and a long term peace advocate. He 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 Montgomery County Coalition Against the War in Maryland and has worked with various non-profit organizations on peace, justice, and democracy issues since 1978.