and Strategy Session
War: A New Economy is Possible
8 May 2010
Elizabeth Leonard started off by
introducing the teach-in and
explaining what the purpose of it was, to help each other understand
what the current world situation was all about and to try and
come up with solutions for it.
Our participants were enthusiastic and
engaged throughout. Bob Smith,
in the red ballcap was our first speaker and he gave us a good general
We had Jimmy Tobias, a student at the
University of Pennsylvania, give us a view
and how they were being used
in Afghanistan. Your narrator, Rich Gardner (Sorry, I neglected to have
anyone take my picture) filled in the audience about the oil-rich areas
of the world.
Audience member makes a point. The
audience member with the hat on is Kenneth
and the woman in
purple is Phyllis Gilbert
Both were instrumental in getting the
Marjorie Van Cleefe told us about how
much money was
being poured into the wars and how much could have been used at home.
She used the website National
as her main reference.
We had a DVD about Afghanistan, but
couldn't make the sound work, so Rev. Robert Moore
John Braxton narrated for