Johnny Achi • John Thompson Parker
Saturday, 12 October 2019, 9:30 a.m.
We will discuss the roots of the Syrian conflict starting with the ‘Arab Spring’ while exposing the early on vicious campaign of lies and deception lead by the US and Western media, leading all the way to the complete liberation of 12 of the 14 Syrian Provinces! And where is Syria heading from here!
Johnny Achi, a Syrian Expatriate and a US graduate Electrical Engineer. Co-Founding member of Arab Americans for Syria. A regular contributor at KPFK “Freedom Now” show since 2011! Lead many fact finding missions to Syria which included many international and US peace activists during the past 8 years!
John Thompson Parker joined Johnny Achi in an international peace and fact-finding delegation that went to Syria in 2013. He is a coordinator of the International Action Center West Coast and coordinator of the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice, an elected member of the Peace and Freedom Party State Central Committee, and an activist with the Socialist Unity Party. He was the Peace and Freedom Party candidate for US Senate in 2016 and 2018. He is a socialist who seeks to represent the working class rather than the billionaires. He has worked as a machine operator at a metal fabrication plant, a dishwasher in restaurants, a typesetter at a printing plant, a copy editor, and a teacher. His working-class background has been of basic importance in forming his political opinions.