April 14, 2011

Your cohosts Chuck Gregory and Mike Palecek welcomed War Tax Resister Karl Meyer and poet Phil Hey.

Karl Meyer

Karl Meyer (born 1937) is an American pacifist, activist, Catholic Worker and tax resister. He is the son of William H. Meyer, a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont. He is the founder of the Nashville Greenlands Catholic Worker community in Nashville, Tennessee. Meyer no longer considers himself a Catholic[citation […]

Phil Hey

English professor, retired, Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, Iowa PHIL HEY — English professor, refused induction to the draft in 1967 — and he’s still here http://mpalecek.blogspot.com/2009/07/phil-hey-english-professor-refused.html He refused his induction into the draft in the 1967, when he was teaching at Wisconsin State University, saying, in effect, if they want me, they can come […]

Chuck Gregory

Co-founder and co-host of the show, Chuck lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his wife Lorraine and assorted exotic pets. He was fortunate to attend Friends Central School in the late ’60s to hone the already strong core beliefs instilled in him by his parents Wayne Lawrence and Marjorie Mock Gregory. His education continued at […]

Mike Palecek

Co-founder and co-host of the show, Mike Palecek is a writer who lives in Saginaw, Minnesota, west of Duluth. He is a former federal prisoner for peace; was the Iowa Democratic Party candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District in the 2000 election, gaining 65,000 votes on an anti-war platform in a conservative […]