Chuck and Mike welcomed John Friend and Sherwood Ross to the show.[audio:http://newdream.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/show_4370507.mp3|titles=show_4370507]
John Friend first awakened in the aftermath of 9/11 and has been active in San Diego with various organisations (including Occupy Wall Street) trying to expose the alleged role played by the Israeli government in the attack. His radio show Truth Militia Radio began in 2012 and has hosted John Kaminski, Deanna Spingola and others.
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Sherwood Ross is a regular monthly columnist. He discussed solitary confinement and other abuses perpetrated by the prison industrial complex.
Sherwood read his poem Against Solitary (© 2013 by Sherwood Ross). Here are the first lines:
The News from Mount Liberty was excellent, once again.
Sherwood Ross has worked for the Chicago News Service, also as a columnist for Reuters. He has also been a media consultant to colleges, law schools, labor unions, and to the editors of more than 100 national magazines.
Sherwood was on our first show on February 3, 2011, and is a monthly columnist for the first week of each month.
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Co-founder and co-host of the show, Chuck lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his wife Lorraine and their pet rat Lucy.
Chuck has done the engineering for the show since June 2012 when we moved to Blog Talk Radio from our first host, Black Op Radio. His first activism was in the late ’60s when groups from Friends Central School went to Washington for several Marches, both for Civil Rights and against the Vietnam War.
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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 district; is a former award winning reporter, editor, publisher in Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota.
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