John Quincy Adams gave a famous speech on the 4th of July 1821 warning about foreign interventions and the threat they posed to liberty. It’s more relevant than ever. This is excerpted from our Scrappy Fourth of July episode.
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.