In a Rasa News exclusive interview with Caleb Maupin, the American political activist said “There is a lot of pressure put on people in the west not to engage with countries and ideologies declared by our elected officials to be “terrorist” or “anti-American” adding that Gareth Porter may be “reacting to the many attacks levelled against him for attending the [New Horizon] conference.”
Originally from Ohio, Caleb Maupin is a journalist and political analyst who resides in New York City. He studied political science at Baldwin-Wallace College. In addition to his journalism, analysis, and commentary, he has also engaged in political activism. He is a member of Workers World Party and Fight Imperialism – Stand Together (FIST). He also is a youth organizer for the International Action Center and was involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement from its planning stages in August of 2011.