“War is a Racket:” Measuring the true cost of war with Graham Clumpner

In this episode, Bob  and Scott  talk with anarchist, U.S. military veteran, environmentalist and direct action organizer Graham Clumpner.

We discuss movement politics and the military during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the rise of the far right since those wars and current politics and the military in the ages of Trump and COVID19.

We also talk about the need for a movement against militarism and war, the need for international solidarity in the left, and intersection of militarism and the climate crisis.

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Author: Sparki

Scott Parkin is a Senior Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network and organizes with Rising Tide North America. He has worked on a variety of campaigns around climate change, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, mountaintop removal, labor issues and anti-corporate globalization. Originally from Texas, he now lives in San Francisco.

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