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Bruce Gagnon is the Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space.
Between 1983 "1998 Bruce was the State Coordinator of the Florida Coalition for Peace & Justice.
He was the organizer of the Cancel Cassini Campaign (launched 72 pounds of plutonium into space in 1997) that was featured on the TV program 60 Minutes.
Bruce has been featured by artist Robert Shetterly in his collection of portraits and quotes entitled Americans Who Tell The Truth. In 2006 he was the recipient of the Dr. Benjamin Spock Peacemaker Award.
In 2003 Bruce co-produced a popular video entitled Arsenal of Hypocrisy that spells out U.S. plans for space domination. His latest video, shot in 2006, is entitled The Necessity of the Conversion of the Military Industrial Complex.
In 1968 Bruce was Vice-chair of the Okaloosa County (Florida) Young Republican Club while working on the Nixon campaign for president.
Bruce is a Vietnam-era veteran and began his career by working for the United Farm Workers Union in Florida organizing fruit pickers.
(3 comments) Monday, April 11, 2016 Nuclear Hypocrisy
Here we have Kerry in Hiroshima with his hands dripping in blood from Syria, Yemen and Ukraine talking about war as a last resort. As the US-NATO are holding war games all along the Russian border he is talking about the need to "rededicate all our effort to avoid war".
(3 comments) Sunday, April 3, 2016 Obama's Nuclear Summit - It Wasn't....
The ultimate goal of the Obama summit was to reinforce the notion that the US still runs the world. The US wants a unipolar world - but the multi-polar world is here to stay.
(6 comments) Friday, March 25, 2016 Peace Movement Ebbs & Flows Depending on Which Party is in Office
So here is my prediction. If Hillary gets elected the missing Democratic Party peaceniks (the ones who have Obama bumper stickers on their cars right next to the bumper stickers that read 'War is not the answer') will stay missing. If Trump (or any other Republican) gets elected the ranks of the peace movement will again swell with outraged Democrats who will criticize every drone mission that a Republican president flies.
(1 comments) Saturday, July 11, 2015 The Stable
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(2 comments) Monday, June 1, 2015 Fighting to Save Okinawan Nature and Culture
There is much talk about whether the Okinawan delegation to DC will be successful in changing US policy. Considering that Obama won't even answer letters from elected officials on Okinawa does not give one much confidence that US policy is likely to change anytime soon. But don't be fooled by inside-Washington baseball. The real change is taking place in the hearts of people on Okinawa, in Japan, and throughout the world.
(6 comments) Saturday, May 16, 2015 U.S. on Wrong Side of History
Obama announced that that he would streamline weapon sales and increase joint military exercises with Bahrain (home to US Navy Central Command and the Fifth Fleet), Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as part of an "iron-clad commitment" that the United States will help protect them against their neighbor and rival Iran.
(1 comments) Monday, May 11, 2015 Neocons Plan: Chaos and Regime Change in Russia
What is the plan? Continue to expand US-NATO bases up to the Russian border including Ukraine. Deploy so-called "missile defense" systems that are key elements in Pentagon first-strike attack planning. From eastern Ukraine US cruise missiles could reach beyond the Urals, where Russia's main nuclear forces are located.
(6 comments) Sunday, April 5, 2015 Where Do These Warships Go?
It should be remembered that following the collapse of the former Soviet Union US Secretary of State James Baker promised Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, that NATO would not expand "one inch" to the east toward Russia. The Native Americans always warned that "the Great White Father in Washington speaks with a forked tongue".
(9 comments) Thursday, March 12, 2015 Militarization of America - We've Become a Failed State
Our country has become a failed state. Our children's future is bleak. Rank-and-file liberals don't have much to say. Obama has been a god-send to the corporate oligarchy. He has kept his base in check. Hillary Clinton would do the same.
(14 comments) Thursday, March 5, 2015 This Is a Declaration of War
This project has been set up with criminal precision. After all the CIA and the Pentagon have had alot of practice over the years. This is what Washington does best.
(11 comments) Saturday, February 21, 2015 Pushing for War with Russia in the Senate
The US does not give a damn about the people of Ukraine. Instead the US-NATO are acting as military agents of corporate capital who want control of Ukraine for the following reasons:
(8 comments) Saturday, February 7, 2015 U.S.-NATO Threaten Wider War in Ukraine
US-NATO are counting on Russia to continue to defend the beleaguered civilians in eastern Ukraine and intend to use that fact to expand their international campaign to demonize Putin and Russia. The US-NATO endgame is 'regime change' in Russia.
Sunday, December 28, 2014 Exploding Navy Budget Threatens Food Stamps
The cost overruns in Navy shipbuilding are massive. The profits for the weapons corporations are huge. But even with the Pentagon's damn near total control of the federal budget there is still even more $$$ needed for the expensive Navy warships, new fighter jets, satellites, and launch vehicles the military industrial complex wants to build.
(30 comments) Friday, November 28, 2014 Shut It Down!
The Galleria Mall in St. Louis was shut down today as hundreds of black and white activists walked chanting through the enormous shopping center on "Black Friday".
(8 comments) Wednesday, November 19, 2014 US Prepares to Sell Saudi Arabia Warships to Help Take Down Iran
Most interesting of all is that US shipyard workers would be building warships for a brutal and unforgiving monarchy that is known for making ISIS look like amateurs. Saudi Arabia is one of the last places on earth where capital punishment is a public spectacle - carried out in what is called Chop Chop Square in Riyadh.
(1 comments) Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Space Technology's Role in Corporate Destruction of the Planet
We have become an occupied nation. The corporate oligarchy that runs the show in Washington uses space-based technologies to spy on us and to direct all warfare on the planet. In a way, you could call today's expensive military satellites the "triggers" that make the high-tech weapons like drones and missiles work.
(4 comments) Thursday, July 31, 2014 I Hear It Coming
First they came
for the communists
but I was not a commie
so no big deal
Then they came
for the Palestinians...but
(1 comments) Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Normalizing Militarized Culture
With our mounting economic and environmental crisis the answer from the ruling oligarchy is more militarization. The photo of Rick Perry is illustrative of that fact. Everything in America is stage managed - an endless public relations campaign -- Disney style. We are being led by this PR campaign to support a particular direction and it ain't for our benefit.
(9 comments) Friday, June 13, 2014 Kiev Uses White Phosphorus Bombs
Such collective punishment of civilians is against all established laws of war, and expressly forbidden by the Geneva and Hague Conventions.