Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd
Pacifism Versus the "Just War" Theory
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Dr. Tom’s guest this week is John Lindsay-Poland, peace activist who has written about, researched, and organized action for human rights and the demilitarization of U.S. policy, especially in Latin America, for more than 30 years. From 1989 to 2014, Lindsay-Poland served the interfaith pacifist organization Fellowship of Reconciliation. Since May of 2015 he serves in the Wage Peace program of the American Friends Service Committee (Quakers). He is the author of several books including Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama. He was Editor and staff writer of Panamá Update, a quarterly publication from 1992 to 1999; Puerto Rico Update from 2000 to 2005; Colombia Update from 2006 to 2011; and the monthly Latin America Update from 2011 to 2014. He is now developing tools and curriculum to research militarism on behalf of activist campaigns.