The New American Image?: All Americans Carry Guns
When musician and activist Michael Franti was in Iraq in 2004, he was the only American without a gun. He brought a wooden guitar instead. Hear Franti on Mother Jones Radio this weekend talking about his film and book I Know I'm Not Alone featuring laughing and singing Iraqis we never see on TV. And even though violence is spinning out of control, he'd go back now. Seriously. He wants all the troops to come home.
Journalist Sidney Blumenthal calls Bush radical in his new book How Bush Rules. It's a collection of Blumenthal's columns from The Guardian and Salon.com. Here is what he told us on the radio: