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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.

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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 22, 2010
APPEAL TO STOP NAVY BASE CONSTRUCTION ON JEJU ISLAND 700 organizations and individuals from 30 countries sign statement in support of villagers from Gangjeong on Jeju Island, South Korea who are fighting Navy base
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 11, 2008
WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT GEORGIA-RUSSIA CONFLICT? U.S. corporate interests and both political parties have their hands deep in this dangerous stew which has resulted in Georgia-Russia conflict. What comes next?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 3, 2008
700 SIGN LETTER TO OBAMA OPPOSING "MISSILE DEFENSE" DEPLOYMENTS 700 US citizens sign letter to Obama urging him to reject Bush's plan to deploy space weapons systems in Poland and Czech Republic
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(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
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(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 26, 2011
TWISTED UP BY A SUPER COUP D'ETAT The new Congressional "Super Committee" has already been bought and paid for by the military industrial complex - Republican and Democrat alike.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 21, 2008
Star Wars or Social Progress Commander at Kirtland AFB in New Mexico calls for defunding social progress to pay for high-tech weapons.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 28, 2010
U.S. LOOKING FOR A FIGHT Obama's war team pushing North Korea into a corner with war games directed at them each month since last July.
Expensive US Navy warships, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        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.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 2, 2010
PEACEFUL PROTESTERS ROUGHED UP, ARRESTED BY OBAMA'S PENTAGON Obama says he wants nuclear disarmament but then his Pentagon roughs up a woman in her 80's calling for same at Vandenberg AFB protest as she and others arrested for legally vigiling against nukes
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
Middle East, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 13, 2010
THE WARNING HAS BEEN GIVEN Keep an eye on Washington Post reporter Dana Milbank (Skull & Bones member at Yale) if you want to know where the power strucutre is heading...read my analysis on his latest piece called "Obama finally stands his ground"....against the left
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 25, 2010
LOOKING FOR A FIGHT U.S. war "games" began today in Yellow Sea angering China and North Korea.... on 60th anniversary of "ceasefire" of Korean War. U.S. military operations in Persian Gulf and Costa Rica indicate Obama and Pentagon looking to pick a fight.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 12, 2011
Remembering His-Story - Iran Attack Next? Stephen Hadley is pumping up the war talk with Iran - do you remember who this guy is? His name, and his-story, should not be forgotten.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 10, 2009
House Vote on Israel-Gaza Resolution See how your member of Congress voted on this very bad resolution that passed 390-5.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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".
white phosphorus bombs land in eastern Ukraine, From ImagesAttr
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 20, 2008
PROTESTING AEGIS IN MAINE AND SOUTH KOREA Another Aegis destroyer was "Christened" in Maine and on the same day activists went underwater in South Korea to hold banners in the coral reefs opposing a planned Navy base where the Aegis would be deployed. A new arms race is underway in the Asian-Pacific.
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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:
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 21, 2010
WHY MISLEAD ABOUT PENTAGON-NASA CONNECTION? A guest on Democracy Now recently claimed that the Pentagon and NASA are separated like church and state. Why would this person distort reality like this?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 20, 2008
AMERICA'S RULING CLASS We are still living in a nation ruled by the elite - ever since the first days of the "founding fathers"
Satellies direct all war on the planet, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 11, 2011
ASSANGE COVERED SPACE NUKES PROTEST: NASA Computers Hacked Before Galileo Plutonium Launch Just discovered that Julian Assange covered one of my space nukes campaigns in an early book he co-wrote...... NASA computers were hacked to delay the Galileo plutonium launch in 1989
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 18, 2009
MORE ON MILITARY BASES CONFERENCE Activists from around the US and the world will gather in DC for No US Bases conference at the end of the month. Here are the key issues.
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(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Corporate Colonization of the Left Message Has to Stop With climate change and austerity budgets staring us in the face the independent left cannot cower in the face of these mainstream Democrat party operatives that serve as leaders of local non-profit groups but in essence have become "gate keepers" for the oligarchy as they help reduce our public discourse to the lowest common denominator that does not ultimately challenge the system.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 1, 2009
Obama Continues Bush Policy on Weapons to Georgia US and NATO plan war games this month in Georgia provoking more tensions with Russia. Obama to send Georgia more weapons as NATO encircles Russia.
Russia's Arctic Border, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Climate Change & Militarism: Arctic Arms Race The Arctic region is loaded with oil and natural gas and with extreme melting of the ice the oil corporations are itching to get at it. But look at a map to see which country has the largest land border with the Arctic... it is Russia. Thus we see this intense US-NATO move toward militarization.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 25, 2011
Moving from a War Economy to a Peace Economy Behind every question about how to get the United States back on track and improve the lives of average Americans (the so-called 99 percent) lies the necessity for economic conversion--that is, planning, designing, and implementing a transformation from a war economy to a peace economy.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 27, 2010
NAVY MAKES THEIR MOVE TODAY ON JEJU ISLAND Navy today begins to pour concrete over rocky coastline on Jeju Island in South Korea to build base for US warships to surround China coastline...villagers are fighting for the rocks, the water, the fish, and the coral.
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 11, 2011
AMERICA'S VIOLENCE CONTRADICTION We weep and wail and wring our hands when domestic terrorists kill innocent people, as was done this past weekend in Tucson, Arizona. But each and every day our kids all over the nation are being brainwashed about the joys of violence, the thrill of war, the glory of killing the "enemy" and few blink an eye.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 25, 2007
NEW COLD WAR AND ARMS RACE UNDERWAY Growing controversy about Bush's planned deployment of "missile defense" in Poland and Czech Republic.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 5, 2009
IRAN'S TV SATELLITE LAUNCH WHIPS FEARS Pro-missile defense advocates go nuts claiming Iran is now ready to nuke the US after they launched a TV satellite this week.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 2, 2009
DECEPTIVE PROGRESSIVES CALL FOR SUPPORT OF OBAMA'S WAR Conference call today by right-wing "progressives" pushed support for Obama's war
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 26, 2012
Missile-Defense: Is it Working? The mere threat of missile defense as a key element in Pentagon first-strike attack planning is a loaded and cocked gun pointed at the heads of Russia and China. Both of these nations have to assume the worst-case scenario and prepare and plan to respond. Perception informs and creates reality.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 5, 2008
VICTORY BUT BIG CHALLENGES AHEAD I hope Obama delivers the changes he has promised. I hope the public understands that their role in bringing real change has just begun. I hope that Obama supporters are in this one for the long haul.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 18, 2010
STONES IN KASHMIR & OBAMA'S ARMS SALE Obama going to India to sell $10 billion worth of weapons in an already unstable region....conflict in Kashmir not likely on his agenda as US prefers to view endless conflict regions as good source for more weapons sales
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 2, 2011
NEXT PLUTONIUM SPACE LAUNCH SET NASA's next plutonium launch (with 10.56 pounds of the deadly nuclear fuel on-board) is set for November....a launch failure could be catastrophic....
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Rank-and-File Dems Punk Out on Drones & Guantanamo Most liberal Dems support Obama's drone killing and Guantanamo policies.... if a Republican was in power they'd be howling.....rank-and-file Dems are weak and hypocrites.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 10, 2008
SPACE MOVEMENT - WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON? The weapons corporations are now creating and funding a "space movement" to help them lodge America's dwindling tax dollars from our pockets. Which side are you on?
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 16, 2008
KODIAK ISLAND BECOMES KEY STAR WARS TEST SITE Kodiak is not just famous for bears anymore
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 19, 2009
U.S. CATCHING HELL ON FOREIGN POLICY Around the world people are organizing to stop the US empire. Here are some important examples of these efforts. We need to be in motion with them.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 24, 2009
CZECH GOVERNMENT FALLS OVER STAR WARS RADAR After two years of intense campaigning the forces of peace prevail and the Czech government falls after refusing to end their support for the US Star Wars radar.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 8, 2011
GLOBAL NETWORK STATEMENT ON JAPANESE NUCLEAR DISASTER The Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan tragically demonstrates, again, the dangers of nuclear power, an energy source that must be abandoned--as a clear and present threat to life. Instead of promoting nuclear power expansion globally the nuclear power industry should be dismantled or converted to a green technology industry.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 23, 2009
TRIP REPORT - FLORIDA & PORTUGAL This report covers my recent speaking trip to Florida & Portugal where I saw a real political party in action. One that fights for the people!
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 16, 2008
UNDERSTANDING AEGIS: FIRST-STRIKE WARFARE An attack on Iran will likely be initiated by the Navy's Aegis destroyer. The ships are also now part of the Star Wars program.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 6, 2012
Remembering the Other Weapon of Mass Destruction Since we are remembering the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki this week I thought we also should remember the origins of another weapon of mass destruction - biological weapons.
Rocket to Mar$, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Million$ to Mar$ The trip to Mar$ is in the works and nuclear reactors for engines are the likely power source. Elon Musk says millions will take the ride.....
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 19, 2009
US HISTORY OF OPPOSING SPACE WEAPONS BAN TREATY The sordid story of US efforts to kill UN treaty to ban the weaponization of space
(44 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 24, 2009
OBAMA FIRES FIRST DEADLY SHOTS Four days into the job Obama launches attack on Pakistan killing 21, including civilians. Not a good way to start "hopeful" dialogue.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 19, 2010
PERMANENT WAR ECONOMY Fast rising pay and benefits in the armed forces have lifted many military towns into the ranks of the nation's most affluent communities....
Obama speaks during his 'nuclear summit' in Washington. Russia skipped the show., From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 28, 2008
THAT'S NOT CHANGE, IT'S MORE OF THE SAME Joe Biden accuses McCain of not being for "change" and then he calls for more troops in Afghanistan and says we will confront Russia.
Two women from Macy's lead a chant
(30 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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".
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 12, 2008
HISTORY MADE TODAY IN CHICAGO Greens nominate Cynthia McKinney on first ballot in Chicago. She then picks reknowned activist Rosa Clemente to run as her V-P. A revolutionary campaign is leaving the station. Will progressive activists step into history and join this earth shaking train?
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 14, 2010
CENTRAL ASIA PIPELINE PLAN BEGINS TO EMERGE Central Asia pipeline plan begins to emerge as Marines build bases in desolate southwestern Afghanistan....
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 10, 2009
OBAMA'S FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE Reflections & comments as I listened to Obama's first news conference. Best question of the night was from Helen Thomas.....
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 23, 2014
The Objective Facts The US-NATO like to claim that their missile offense deployments increasingly encircling Russia and China are intended to protect against possible nuclear strikes from Iran or North Korea. Iran and North Korea though are the bogey-men. The real prize is the final corporate takeover of the Russian and Chinese economies, and in the case of Russia, the world's leading supply of natural gas.
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Some Would Call It Genocide The Israeli attacks on Gaza is getting personal for me.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 14, 2010
CAN'T HAVE GUNS AND BUTTER ANYMORE - TIME TO SPEAK OUT News conference in Maine today launches campaign to Bring Our War $$ Home....
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 24, 2008
JFK'S CONVERSION FROM WAR The new book on JFK by James Douglass is part history, part mystery, and part moral lesson. It is a must read if you want to understand politics in the US today.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 29, 2009
SECURITY WITHOUT EMPIRE - NATIONAL CONFERENCE National Organizing Conference on Foreign Military Bases at American University, Washington, D.C. February 27-March 2, 2009
Artwork by SPARK, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Rocket Launch Hypocrisy The self-righteous, hypocritical bullshit is heating up on the US, Japanese, and South Korean side. Even the United Nations is involved. They are all once again lecturing and threatening North Korea about launching a rocket into space.
US closing in on China's coastline, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Looking for Trouble with China Imagine just for a moment if China, or any other country, began moving 60% of their military forces within shooting range of the US Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Imagine if that same country was establishing military bases in Mexico or Canada. The US government would be freaking out. Then further imagine that same country flying spy plane and bombers up along our coast.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 2, 2010
DEER ISLE, MAINE - FIRST IN THE NATION Deer Isle, Maine annual town meeting votes by 67% margin to call on Congress to Bring Our War $$ Home
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 4, 2009
KEEP WATCH ON CENTRAL & SOUTH ASIA US supply base for Afghan war in Kyrgyzstan might soon be closed. US plans to surround China and Russia and control Caspian Sea resources are causing major power bloc moves in the region.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 21, 2008
EUROPEAN SOCIAL FORUM: IT'S ALL ABOUT NATO Participating at ESF in Sweden reveals major European activist outrage about expanding NATO under the control of the US. Bush out to surround Russia and is creating war tensions throughout the continent.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 10, 2009
DRONE MAN LECTURES ON PEACE Deep in his heart the magician knows he did not earn this peace prize. He knows it is just another part of the constructed public relations campaign to hide the western world's rape and pillage of the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa for diminishing supplies of fossil fuels and rare and precious minerals
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 19, 2011
PROTEST LEADERS ARRESTED ON JEJU ISLAND Eight leaders of protest movement opposing Navy base construction on Jeju Island, South Korea have been arrested. One activist, already in jail for blocking a construction truck, is now on his 45th day of hunger strike. We need your help.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 3, 2010
NEW ORGANIZING STRATEGY IS NEEDED Recent Republican victories across the nation call for new organizing strategies by the left....not the usual Washington DC black hole "legislative games" that now dominate progressive movement building
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 16, 2010
CLARITY ON AFGHANISTAN PIPELINE STORY Even more details on US-NATO pipeline wars in Afghanistan....
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 18, 2008
IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE? New video about children's deformities in Iraq (resulting from DU exposure) are evidence enough of impeachable offenses.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 7, 2008
IRISH SPEAKER DEPORTED FROM U.S. Irish peace activist deported from U.S. as he tried to enter the country to apeak at StratCom conference in Omaha.
Tech controls the world, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Techno-Utopianism Seminar Report Jerry Mander urged us "not to be afraid to get rid of something that is destroying us and the natural world." Vandana Shiva insisted we must "talk about the new slavery" to corporate technology. One participant suggested that we have been a "nation of hustlers" that has become "a nation of thugs who use technology for global domination."
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 23, 2008
LOST IN SPACE: NASA AT 50 Journalist Karl Grossman lays out the story behind 50 years of NASA. Today the Pentagon calls the shots at the space center.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 1, 2011
SOUTH KOREAN VILLAGE RAIDED - MANY ARRESTS OF ANTI-BASE ACTIVISTS South Korean military raid village and arrest non-violent resisters opposing construction of controversial Navy base on this pristine environmental jewel.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 4, 2008
REPORT ON SCANDINAVIA TRIP Trip to Sweden, Denmark, and Norway to organize against militarization of space turns out to be a winner.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 4, 2010
THE SWORD AND THE SHIELD U.S. expands first-strike encirclement of Russia and China
GMD system, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 1, 2014
Four 'Missile Defense' Sites Chosen for Study Pentagon selects Maine, Ohio, Michigan and New York as potential basing sites for new ground-based 'missile defense' site. The $5 billion program begins with Environmental Impact Statements.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 7, 2009
Mr. Big is Calling The military is moving to take over our public schools. Mr. Big has all the dough these days. It is about creating automatons for the oligarchy.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Mr. Jones, We got a Thing Going On One MSNBC reporter said Obama's foreign policy will be similar to that of George H.W. Bush. Correspondent Chuck Todd reported that Gen. Jones is a close buddy of John McCain and was likely picked for his new role because Secretary of Defense (DoD) Robert Gates insisted on having Jones be part of the team if Obama wanted Gates to remain at DoD.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 15, 2012
Three VFP Leaders Denied Entry onto Jeju Island Right-wing South Korean government greets 3 VFP leaders with their photos and puts them on plane back to U.S. - not welcome on Jeju Island where Navy base is being built that will port Pentagon's warships to surround China
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Boxing in the Bear A key bit that must continually be inserted into discussions about Ukraine is NATO expansion and US "missile defense" deployments encircling Russia.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 15, 2009
NEW SPACE WAR FILM JUST OUT Two weeks ago the new film called Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space opened at film festivals in Montreal and Amsterdam.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 22, 2008
THANKS FOR THE CALL COLONEL - WELL MAYBE NOT I got a call this morning from the base commander at Kirtland AFB in N.M. He was angry about my blog post yesterday.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 1, 2010
COURAGE TO END TOTAL WAR The corporate oligarchy is now doing under Obama what it could not accomplish under Bush. Total war. It's going to take great courage on our part to change things.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 1, 2008
A Bit Left of Bush TV news commentator Chris Matthews of MSNBC described it well. Obama's new "National Security team" is "a bit left of Bush." Mr. Obama's "change and hope" seems to be in favor of corporate capital and not the rest of us.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 31, 2012
Who Will Speak for the Endangered Jeju Coral? Join Robert Redford, Gloria Steinem, Vandana Shiva and other world leaders in standing with struggling Jeju Island villagers as they resist Navy base construction for US warships.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry puts his arm around Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida after they and fellow G7 foreign ministers laid wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum in Hiroshima, Japan, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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".
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 18, 2008
Keep Space for Peace Week An int'l week of local protests to build the movement to prevent a new arms race in outer space. See the list of planned events so far.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 4, 2009
REPORT ON CONFERENCE & PROTESTS IN WASHINGTON DC Full report on No US Bases conference and climate change protest in Washington. I come away feeling certain that Obama will continue building the US military empire.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 26, 2008
STRATCOM CONFERENCE TAKES ISSUE GLOBAL StratCom in Omaha, Nebraska now coordinates virtually all U.S. war making around the planet.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 3, 2008
FINAL SPACE WEEK ACTIONS LIST List of worldwide actions to stop a new arms race in space. Space technology today coordinates all warfare on earth. Thus whoever controls space wins all the wars on earth.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 26, 2010
JEJU ISLAND HEATING UP AGAIN The US is turning the right-wing South Korean government into a tool to help militarily surround China...
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 25, 2014
New War Budget & Strategy Announced by Obama Team It is important that we all talk more about jobs. It will be hard to cut military spending because of the local jobs issue. We must speak to this fundamental concern that is wrapped in fear, as everyone knows that jobs are scarce these days.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 6, 2009
THE REAL GREEN PLEASE Many progressives are pushing hard for the stimulus but it doesn't adress the real fact that our economy is a hostage of the military industrial complex. Until that happens the sausage making will continue.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 21, 2009
I WANT YOU TO BE RESPONSIBLE Obama is organizing a "fiscal responsibility" summit next week. The goal is to prepare the public for more social spending cuts and to get Congress to increase war funding. Rep. Barney Franks will hold a briefing the next day on his call for 25% in Pentagon spending. Which side are you on?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 30, 2011
THE KILLING CULTURE The killing culture of America.... Democrats like Obama help keep the peaceniks tamed and in their cages. Republican politicians keep their party faithful distracted by whipping up outlandish fears about the U.S. becoming "a secular atheist country" that is potentially dominated by "radical Islamists."
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 12, 2013
Drone Bill Stalemate in Maine Over Warrantless Surveillance I came away from the Judiciary Committee work session on LD 236 seeing the deadly connection between the bill's key element - protecting our civil liberties - and the proposed drone test base in Maine.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 23, 2008
Prepare Now for Post-Election Strategy Local coalitions should begin planning now for what we will do after the elections - no matter who wins.
Bruce Gagnon arrested at Hancock Field drone base, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Protecting Drone Crimes - Report on Hancock Air Field Civil Resistance The government is cracking down hard on the protests because they are working. The public is beginning to learn about these killing drones and minds are changing. The protests at Hancock must be stopped.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 10, 2008
DIVIDE AND CONQUER The corporate elite are turning American against American to deflect the public's outrage as the nation falls apart at the seams.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 27, 2011
MAKING FRIENDS AT BATH IRON WORKS I'm fasting in solidarity with South Korean villagers who are in jail and hunger striking over construction of Navy base that will destroy their fishing village
The Obama 'pivot', From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 9, 2014
War Machines Touted as Agents of Mercy As evidence of this kind and gentle spirit Secretary of War Hagel's public relations team suggested that the amphibious assault landing craft they toured "works well for humanitarian assistance" because it has two medical operating rooms and a six-bed intensive care unit.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 26, 2012
Pivot Toward Asia-Pacific Obama is moving quickly to implement his "pivot toward the Asia-Pacific" as outlined in the Pentagon's recent Defense Guidance. This coming massive U.S. military buildup bodes ill for the likes of Jeju Island, Guam, Okinawa, the Philippines, Hawaii and more.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 26, 2010
HOPIUM DRUG WEARING THIN Obama's announcement that he will propose a three-year spending freeze on all federal programs except for "military, veterans affairs, homeland security, and certain international programs" [read CIA] is just more of the slight of hand we are growing accustomed to seeing from the magician.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 11, 2008
MORE TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN Secretary of War Gates announces another 20,000 troops to Afghanistan. What will the Democrats do now?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 5, 2009
OUT BEFORE THE SHOW STARTS Bill Richardson withdraws his name from Obama cabinet. He has a long record of supporting the military industrial complex in NM. Read what activists there say about him.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Soul of our Nation - War An attack on Syria will at the least expend lots of Tomahawk cruise missiles. We've become a killer nation. We have to have endless war, like a drunk needs a drink at the bar, in order for American workers to put food on the tables for their families. What does this say about the soul of our nation?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 25, 2011
Pyramids to the Heavens The spectacle of a recovering Rep. Giffords and Obama waving to her husband as he blasts off on the space shuttle will bring tears to many eyes and warm feelings in many hearts. The aerospace industry hopes that more support for "everything" space will also result.
New Chinese aircraft carrier was recently challenged by US Aegis cruiser, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 19, 2013
Pushing the Next Pretext Sometimes I just shake my head in disbelief.... the recent US-China military near hit (the second time in recent months) indicates that our nation is pushing this power trip thing way too hard. This game is being ramped up to create "China fear" in the hearts and minds of the people (here and around the world). China says it is not rolling over. Someone or something eventually has to give way...
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 5, 2009
REFLECTIONS ON THE OBAMA TRIP TO EUROPE Obama's trip to Europe appears to be about "rebranding" the product of empire...the good cowboy, a good listener, replaces the bad cowboy called Bush. The policies remain much the same.
Ground-based mid-course 'missile defense' systems are now deployed in Alaska and California.  Congress has called for studies to determine where an east coast deployment site could be located, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 28, 2014
New 'Missile Defense' Base Public Hearings in Four States In the end the program is incredibly destabilizing as the entire MD program is all about being the shield to take out Russian or Chinese retaliatory response after a Pentagon first-strike attack on them.
From Images
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Call for Signatures Protesting Navy Base Construction that will Destroy Coral Reefs South Koreans are protesting the construction of a new Navy base on Jeju Island that will destroy coral reefs, traditional fishing and their way of life. US and South Korean Navy ships will be homeported there. Your signature needed to protest the base.
The aftermath in Hiroshima after US atomic bombing, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 8, 2013
Arsenal of Hypocrisy Any hopes for real negotiations for serious reductions in nuclear weapons between the major powers will not be possible in this day and age. Why? Simply because Obama, and the Congress, insist on surrounding Russia and China with so-called "missile defense" systems.
From Images
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 19, 2010
PUTTING IT IN REVERSE The U.S. is becoming the leader of the category of "quickest economic decline".....our roads are turning to gravel as we fund endless war
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 15, 2008
ROCKET FUEL OR SAFE MILK? Perchlorate is a chemical used in rocket fuel that is showing up in drinking water in 35 states. It causes thyroid problems in women and retardation in kids. EPA is refusing to strictly regulate the contaminant. Your comments are urgently needed to EPA.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 22, 2008
REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH On your knees you serf! We are returning to the days of feudalism. Socialism for the rich and capitalism for everyone else.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 27, 2009
WHAT ABOUT NORTH KOREA? Lots of people are asking me "What about North Korea?"
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 23, 2009
REPORT ON KOREA PEACE ORGANIZING TRIP The US is doubling its military presence in the Asian-Pacific and taking land from farmers to expand bases in Korea. Here is a report on a peace organizing trip to Korea.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 18, 2008
O-BUMMER The fresh face of change is a facade I told a friend who called yesterday broken hearted about Obama's vote in favor of the FISA bill. I've been through this one before.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 15, 2008
KINGDOM COME - HIGH AND DRY Bush went to the Middle East for peace? No. He went as salesman for the weapons industry and came back with a $20 billion deal.
Obama orders drone strikes, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Oppose Brennan Appointment to CIA On Thursday, John Brennan has his confirmation hearing where the Senate will go through the motions to decide if he should run the Central Intelligence Agency.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 2, 2007
KEEP SPACE FOR PEACE WEEK ACTIONS List of global local actions to stop the militarization and weaponization of space.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 2, 2008
HUNGER STRIKERS MESSAGE FROM PRAGUE Star Wars hunger strike expands globally
Missing milk carton, From ImagesAttr
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        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.
Darth Vader, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 3, 2014
High Tech Dark Ages the high tech dark ages candlelight by laser our chains are in our minds and attached to our credit cards
Burn baby burn, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 30, 2014
Burning Our Bridges When George Washington's army entered the country of the Six Nations (Iroquois) the Seneca called him Hanadaguyus means "Town Destroyer" the name destroyer still lives sailing the empire's sea lanes
From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 4, 2012
American Exceptionalism to the Rescue U.S. Secretary of War Leon Panetta is making a tour of the Asia-Pacific where he is pumping up the next military conflict. Yesterday I heard he was in Vietnam trying to close a deal to allow the U.S. Navy to once again have access to the base at Cam Ranh Bay.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 7, 2010
MAINE LEADERS TO ADDRESS STATE FISCAL CRISIS New coalition to call for cuts in war spending as vehicle to fund state fiscal crisis
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 11, 2015
The Stable Mr. Big seeds all government business public organizations and political parties with his jockeys
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 3, 2009
OBAMA PICKS ANOTHER BUSH MAN Obama picks Se. Judd Gregg for Commerce Dept. Sen. Gregg wants to "fix" Social Security and Medicaid. Who is still being fooled by the "change" and "hope" man?
The prince of peace, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Would Christ Bless Warships? Yes god blesses us because we are his 'exceptional' specimens we are the world's greatest civilization and it's greatest people we have been chosen by god to carry his mighty sword
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 9, 2008
WHICH WAS IT MR. OBAMA? Obama has not even been sworn into office yet and he is already denying a BBC story about him promising Poland's president that Bush's "missile defense" deployments will go forward.
From Images
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Maine Veterans Plan Peace Walk Maine Veterans for Peace plan a peace walk November 2-11. The walk will focus on the costs of endless war.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 7, 2008
REPORT ON TRIP TO MINNESOTA As the limited and over-hyped violence in St. Paul played out I flashed back to Vonnegut's novel Player Piano that told the story about young people who had no role or stake in society destroying the machines as a way to reject the social order and attempt to recreate a new society.
From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 23, 2010
THE STRATEGY IS IN THE POLL NUMBERS New poll numbers reveal that the public has no confidence in our wars....but their minds are fixed on economy & jobs....movements need to connect the dots!
From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Kids Killing Kids - Right Here in Maine Local youth in Brunswick, Maine using public spaces to make violent videos. Videos even shown in local high school.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 17, 2008
WARS FOR AFRICAN OIL New U.S. military command, AFRICOM, saves drowning woman in Gabon. Watch as corporate wars for oil now start in Africa.
From ImagesAttr
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Peace Activists Brought on the Reservation Our job is to non-violently resist the cavalry - not to saddle their horses for battle.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 11, 2008
BREAD AND CIRCUS Pigs, lipstick, sex, race, and the social issues replace real issues discussion in the presidential campaign. Right on schedule and according to plan.
Flyer for public event, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 5, 2014
22nd Annual Space Organizing Conference The 22nd annual space organizing conference of the Global Network will be held in Santa Barbara, Ca. from March 14-16. Public forum planned on March 15 at local church.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 7, 2009
NO U.S. BASES CONFERENCE COMING UP National campaign to close US empire kicks off with conference in DC at end of February. Major speakers coming from around world.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 5, 2008
LONG HISTORY OF SPACE ARMS RACE U.S. Star Wars program began with former Nazi scientists. People now pledging to join June 22 global day of fasting against Star Wars.
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 19, 2008
SATELLITE SHOOT DOWN NOTHING MORE THAN ANTI-SATELLITE TEST Shoot down of wayward satellite not to protect us but to test offensive space weapons technology
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 21, 2008
BECOMING A BEE Resistance to monoculture and industrialism! That is the change we need to be fighting for. Learn about Maine's Beehive Design Collective.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 28, 2012
International Peace Activists Needed in Gangjeong Village Immediately! Things moving from bad to worse on Jeju Island, South Korea as villagers fight to stop Navy base construction. I've just returned and was horrified at the level of police oppression of these wonderful people. The base will be a port for U.S. warships that Obama will use to "contain" China.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 25, 2007
The Ruling Class We see those in Washington continually making decisions that perpetuate the privilege of wealth and power. Words like freedom, patriotism and liberty have become the tools of the elite to control the rest of us and to spread empire.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 29, 2008
THE STATE OF OUR CORRUPT CORPORATE UNION Bush's last, thank god, state of the union speech calls for "Armies of Compassion" and more of the same claptrap.....Nancy Pelosi is dressed in faded purple.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 12, 2011
Budgets are Moral Choices People rally against budget cuts in Maine but not a mumbling word was heard about endless war spending....except for those two pesky signs behind the speakers platform
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 23, 2008
JUNE 22 PHOTOS AND AN EMAIL FROM THE COLONEL The base commander of Kirtland AFB sends me an email after his phone call.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 23, 2011
THEY AGREE WITH US - NOW JUST NEED TO SPEAK UP Even with all the corporate media blathering about the deficit and the need to cut back on "entitlement programs," once again the majority of American people are seeing through the fog. Why though are they still not moving into action?
Bath Iron Works in Maine where Navy destroyers are built, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 21, 2013
BIW's Sails Got Trimmed a Bit Citizens in Bath, Maine force city to cut amount of corporate subsidy is given to shipyard owned by General Dynamics
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 1, 2009
INT'L SPACE ORGANIZING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN SOUTH KOREA The Global Network's annual space organizing conference will be held in Seoul just as the US & Japan threaten to attack North Korean missile launch. The US uses North Korea as an excuse to expand its military in the region to surround China.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 5, 2007
REPORT ON U.S. SOCIAL FORUM Report on recent U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 1, 2007
STAR WARS COVERAGE MISSES KEY POINT Rolling Stone article on "missile defense" misses point that it is intended to be an offensive program for preemptive attack.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 24, 2008
RESEARCHING SPACE WAR IN NEW MEXICO Military brags that base in New Mexico is making progress with testing directed energy weapons for space war.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 16, 2009
HOUSE DEMS TAKE ANOTHER DIVE Dems vote overwhelmingly in favor of military and war funding bill today in the House.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 7, 2009
680-10 Palestinians continue to die and Israel has killed as many of its own soldiers as Hamas has. I have to climb out of my fog and do more to help stop the madness.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 3, 2011
BRING OUR WAR $$ HOME The Maine Campaign to Bring Our War $$ Home is organizing a rally at the state capital on April 4...we've got to make the links between endless war and economic crisis at home
Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 17, 2014
Here and Now We must struggle, crawl, dribble, snort, swear, and swim in order to protect the future generations who cry out to us in our sleep.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 6, 2010
BRING WAR $$ HOME RESOLUTION PASSES PORTLAND, MAINE CITY COUNCIL By a vote of 7-1 the Portland City Council has voted to Bring Our War $$ Home. There is growing consciousness in Maine that we have to link war spending to fiscal crisis at home.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 14, 2008
NOT WAITING FOR GODOT People are not waiting to see what Obama will do as president before acting. In South Korea activists are calling on Obama to end the dangerous US-South Korea military alliance.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 14, 2007
REPORT ON SPEAKING TOUR TO ENGLAND, WALES, AND SCOTLAND
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 1, 2007
PRAYING FOR THE END TIMES Israel and fundamentalist end-timers running U.S. foreign policy
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 1, 2010
REGIONAL ANTI-WAR CONFAB A WINNER! Great organizing energy and speakers at MIT NorthEast regional anti-war confab this past Saturday....people are over Obama's "hope and change" rhetoric
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Three More Denied Entry to Jeju Island In the last couple of days the right-wing South Korean government has denied activists from Okinawa and the US entry to Jeju Island as they tried to offer their solidarity with villagers protesting Navy base construction.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 19, 2008
WHO CAN WE TRUST TO OPPOSE THE OCCUPATION? Congressional Out of Iraq Caucus members declare support for Hillary the war hawk. Corporate war parties rally around endless war and once again kick peace movement in the teeth.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 6, 2008
FINAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY FAST - FOR NOW Today is the last day of my fast in solidarity with those in Czech Republic. But on June 22 I fast again on the international day to oppose Star Wars
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 7, 2008
REPORT ON TRIP TO BRAZIL FOR GLOBAL GREENS CONGRESS My task was to speak about the impacts of militarism on climate change at Global Greens conference.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 25, 2008
LIVER FAILURE FOR CZECH HUNGER STRIKER - BUT HE VOWS TO PRESS ON Proposed U.S. Star Wars radar deployment in Czech Republic drives growing hunger strike
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 14, 2007
BASEBALL & DRUGS: BIG MONEY IS THE PROBLEM Until things change I suggest a boycott of pro sports games.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 23, 2010
PROACTIVE ORGANIZING GETS BEST RESULTS If we truly want to advance our peace movement, we must reassess whether our local organizing strategies are reactive or proactive.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 11, 2008
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON PEACE Speech to Global Greens Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 2.
Ground-based mid-course interceptor, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Opposition to "MD" Base in Maine The Obama administration's announcement that a "missile defense" base on the east coast of the U.S. will now be studied is the perfect example of a corporate-driven "solution" searching for a problem. The studies have been justified by the supposed "nuclear threats posed by North Korea and Iran".
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 15, 2009
Whose War Now? 200 Democrats voted yes to fund Iraq-Afghanistan-Pakistan wars for rest of 2009. No real debate was had as they spent most of the time kicking around the false issue of Guantanamo prisioners being released onto the streets of America. The war parties won this round......
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 3, 2007
LET'S PLAY HARDBALL SENATOR! Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL) promises to work hard to ensure funds for NASA's moon base mission. Money likely to come from social security, health care and the like.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 31, 2008
ON THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF The 2008 presidential "horse race" is scripted and the progressive community is now being pushed over the cliff.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 10, 2008
OPPOSITION GROWS IN POLAND AGAINST U.S. BASE Polish Prime Minister meets with Bush to cut deal on "missile defense" deployments.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 3, 2007
HEARD ABOUT STRATCOM?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 31, 2008
REPORT FROM BETHLEHEM, PA Casino to replace steel mills as the game of chance replaces steady jobs in the new America
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 13, 2007
A WORD OF CAUTION
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 29, 2008
CZECH HUNGER STRIKER TAKEN TO HOSPITAL 17th day of hunger strike in Prague to stop deployment of U.S. Star Wars base
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 29, 2008
CYNTHIA MCKINNEY MAKES STATEMENT ON CZECH HUNGER STRIKE Green Party candidate issues statement on Czech hunger strike.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 10, 2007
WATCH IRAQ DEAL MAKERS CLOSELY Hold your wallet close to you now that Congress is back in session and debating more money for Iraq.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 13, 2007
CALL FOR SPACE WEEK ACTIONS Oct 4-13 will be the annual week of international local actions calling for peace in space.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 11, 2008
REPORT ON FLORIDA ORGANIZING TRIP Peace activism is alive and growing in the nation's 4th largest state.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 30, 2007
WHEN WILL WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH? Dems try to pose as peace movement...it's not working.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 5, 2008
ARMS RACE IN ASIAN-PACIFIC UNDERWAY AS U.S. ENCIRCLES CHINA In order to justify major new Pentagon spending the U.S. hypes the China threat.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 20, 2008
HUNGER STRIKE MUST SPREAD TO U.S. Time for people in U.S. to join Czech Republic activists in their hunger strike opposing U.S. Star Wars deployments in their country.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 13, 2008
THINGS HEATING UP IN EUROPE AROUND U.S. RADAR BASE Condoleezza Rice expected in Prague soon to sign Star Wars radar agreement. Hunger strike expands and Greenpeace arrested for sitting in trees at U.S. base site.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 16, 2007
NATO TO SURROUND RUSSIA Russia pulls out of 1990 treaty as U.S. and its military agent NATO continue to surround her.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 10, 2008
LONG NIGHT SITTING-IN 17 1/2 hour office sit-in in Maine to protest Iraq occupation funding
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 6, 2008
U.S. SPY BALL DEFLATED BY ACTIVISTS New Zealand activists deflate U.S. spy base radome as they call for end of U.S. military empire.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 4, 2008
TIME TO PLAN FOR SPACE WEEK LOCAL ACTIONS Keep Space for Peace Week local actions will be held worldwide October 4-12.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 25, 2007
SO WHAT DO WE DO NOW? Ideas for successful progressive movement building.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 26, 2008
MILITARIZING THE CULTURE THROUGH THE SCHOOLS The rich uncle, dressed in Army camo, is knocking on 7-8th grade school doors in Maine
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 19, 2007
AIR WAR EXPANDING "Redeployment" of U.S. troops in Iraq translates to expanding the air war. More innocent civilians will die.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 13, 2007
DEMS STUDY AND LAMENT AS NATION CRUMBLES
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 8, 2008
IT SHOULD NOT BE SO Tight Senate race in Maine and Democratic Party works overtime to keep Independent anti-war candidate off the ballot - shades of Republican dirty tricks.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 15, 2007
REPORT ON TRIP TO NEBRASKA AND IOWA
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 22, 2008
STEPPING AWAY FROM THE PLATE IN SOLIDARITY WITH CZECH HUNGER STRIKERS I will join the hunger strike for as long as activists in Czech Republic continue theirs to protest U.S. Star Wars deployments in Central Europe.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 25, 2007
REPORT ON TRIP TO CZECH REPUBLIC European activists on fire against U.S. "missile defense" deployments.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 20, 2007
SYSTEM IS BROKEN People on the street ask how can we change anything when the system is broken.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 17, 2008
LET'S MAKE OUR PEACE WORK MORE RELEVANT After 5 years of Iraq occupation protests the peace movement needs to say more than No More Blood for Oil....we need a positve economic conversion message that connects to the public.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 17, 2007
DEMOCRATS DO IT AGAIN - THIS TIME IT'S "MISSILE DEFENSE"
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 23, 2008
WHO IS THE DANGER HERE? New NATO report calls for the alliance to use nuclear weapons to prevent bad guys from using nuclear weapons
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 27, 2008
REPORT FROM BRUNSWICK, MAINE ON HUNGER STRIKE VIGIL 4th day of solidarity hunger strike
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 10, 2007
CATCHING UP WITH THE WORLD Gas prices up but public transit still bad in U.S. It's time for more mass transit and less war for oil and global warming.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 16, 2007
NOVEMBER 17 PROTESTS PLANNED TO OPPOSE MISSILE DEFENSE Big national demo planned in Czech Republic with solidarity actions around world.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 4, 2008
INVITING YOU TO FAST ON JUNE 22 Fast for a day in solidarity with people around the world working to prevent a new arms race in space
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 25, 2008
WE MUST ABOLISH WAR It is civilians who die in modern high-tech wars. We must call for the abolition of war and the conversion of the military industrial complex.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 29, 2007
THE LONG WAR NEEDS MORE MONEY New chairman of Pentagon Joint Chiefs of Staff lays out the whole strategy for the "Long war"
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 28, 2007
DYSFUNCTION AT NASA Drunken astronauts and nuclear power on board - a deadly combination.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 28, 2008
THE DREAM IS OVER - BLOVIATORS TAKE OVER The American dream is over. Bloviators have taken over. In the place of real democracy we now have hot air, and lots of it.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 22, 2007
WHAT MORE CAN WE EACH DO TO STOP FASCISM? What is the most important tactic to prevent fascism?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 24, 2007
HAVE TO ACT WHILE I STILL CAN Organizing a sit-in at my "liberal" Democrat congressman's office on Tuesday.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 21, 2008
SO THIS IS WHAT THEY MEAN BY SACRIFICE Gen. Petraeus has a favorite phrase: "We have our teeth into the jugular" of Iraq. Is this what politicians mean by "sacrifice"?
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 22, 2008
THINGS NOT WELL IN THE MARKET PLACE The capitalists call themselves the winners and the rest of us who struggle to survive the losers. The time has come for the losers to take over.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 13, 2008
HILLARY GETS ROUGH Supermarket tabloids are now attacking Obama as his "hope campaign" gets out of control. He was supposed to just be the V-P.

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