David William Pear, currently serving as a senior contributing editor with The Greanville Post, is a progressive columnist writing on economic, political and social issues.  His articles have also been published by OpEdNews, The Real News Network, Truth Out, Consortium News, Global Research, The American Herald Tribune, and many other leading progressive publications. David is a Senior Editor for OpEdNews. He is active in social issues relating to peace, race relations and religious freedom, homelessness and equal justice. David is a member of Veterans for Peace, Saint Pete for Peace, CodePink, and International Solidarity Movement.