With the United States Post Office about to default on its $5 billion debt, they haven't yet received any help from Congress. Representative Dennis Kucinich, a democrat from Ohio, explains why he believes the default is manufactured.
Live from WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Watch the video here.
To wrap up the End of War project, we have a wide-ranging discussion about how we can accomplish peace. Conversations include:
The Veteran's Perspective
Why Not A Department of Peace?
Strategies for Peace
There were reports yesterday from Hama in Syria that government troops had fatally shot at least six protestors demonstrating against President Bashar al-Assad and his regime. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded last week to the ongoing violence, saying that the country's transition to democracy was becoming more urgent.
President Bashar al-Assad has invited opposition leaders to negotiate with his government, while Amnesty International has accused the Syrian government of crimes against humanity. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) has just returned from a fact-finding mission in Syria, where he met with Assad.
Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Representative (D) for Ohio's 10th Congressional district, and candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2004 and 2008 elections, talks about his congressional future if his district is eliminated in the redistricting process.