David Swanson is a journalist, activist, organizer, educator, and agitator. He serves as a non-veteran associate with Veterans For Peace communications, the perfect role for the author of War Is A Lie - When the World Outlawed War and The Military Industrial Complex at 50 . He is the host of Talk Nation Radio where his passion for non-violent revolution enlightens and inspires grass roots reform. David helped organize Occupy Freedom Plaza in Washington DC in 2011, he was the press secretary for Dennis Kucinich’s 2004 presidential campaign, media coordinator for International Labor Communications Association and Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. He works as Campaign Coordinator for the online activist organization Roots Action and Swanson is Secretary of Peace in the Green Shadow Cabinet.