Eugene Jarecki is an award-winning dramatic and documentary filmmaker whose previous film WHY WE FIGHT won the 2005 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. THE TRIALS OF HENRY KISSINGER, won the 2002 Amnesty International Award. In addition to his work in film, Jarecki is also the Founder and Executive Director of The Eisenhower Project, an academic public policy group, dedicated in the spirit of Dwight D. Eisenhower, to studying the forces that shape American foreign policy.
But the good news is that recently thousands marched across the country calling for an end to the occupation in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine. They demonstrated to keep the pressure on the Obama administration. In Washington DC demonstrators marched across the memorial bridge carrying mock coffins which they laid at the Lockheed Martin courtyard in Arlington, Va.
I'm hoping that the "Voter's Uprising", talked about by Don Hazen of Alternet.org is actually going to take off at some point.
There were a lot of people who urged everyone to rally behind Obama (on this blog and elsewhere), and I hope those same people have now put their energy behind pushing Obama to actually come through with the vision he put forth.