Opednews.com Progressive News and Opinion”: David Swanson is the director of worldbeyondwar and campaign coordinator of RootsAction.org He blogs at davidSwanson.com and warIsACrime.com. His books include War is a Lie, War is Never Just, When the World Outlawed War. And he hosts Talk Radio Nation. His new book is Curing Exceptionalism; What’s wrong with how we think about the United States” What can we do about it? I love this book.” It is so, so needed.