I attended a crash course in film making geared towards giving five fellows, all Iraq and/or Afghanistan combat veterans, a basic foundation that would allow us to write/produce/direct our very own documentaries.
When we started looking for people in Arizona who wanted to talk about SB 1070, I wasn't expecting Paul Dobson. Paul is an Arizona police officer. When I heard what he had to say, I knew we had to share it.
Now is not the time for silence. 1,000 Americans are dead in Afghanistan in a war that's not making us safer -- many others are wounded and deranged, because we continue to choose military action as the solution to a political problem.
These were people's sons and daughters, husbands and wives, moms and dads. Our hearts go out to all of their families. One thousand troops are dead, and our leaders have nothing to show for it but the prospect of another thousand dead.
Brave New's Cuéntame project is one of the leaders in the fight against Arizona's racist anti-immigrant law, which allows the targeting of anyone a police officer "reasonably suspects" is in the country without documentation.
You probably have a ton of questions to ask him. I know I do. Here's your chance to ask them. Send us your questions now and then join us for the live chat with Michael Moore on Tuesday, March 16 at 3 p.m. ET.
The hype surrounding "precision guided munitions" is one of the reasons Americans feel so free to go to war in civilian areas, and it's one of the most pernicious pieces of misinformation spread by the pro-war crowd.
Brave New Foundation's Rethink Afghanistan campaign wants to make sure this State of the Union isn't just a time to sit and watch, but a time to get together with our friends and push back against the expanding Afghanistan war.
Obama should rethink the Afghanistan war for lots of reasons. It isn't making us more secure. It's costing us billions of dollars as well as jobs and lives. And now, the latest reason, he's losing key voters.