2019 Defense Budget Supports 883 Overseas Bases And Is Lethal To Humanity

Above photo: http://damwest.com/department-of-defense-grant-and-agreement-regulations/ by Lynn Petrovich, Originally published on Popular Resistance, September 22, 2018 My grandfathers were both veterans of World War One. Vincent Coen, my maternal grandfather, was a sailor aboard The SS Leviathan, which transported over 119,000 US troops across the Atlantic to France. William J. Reddan, my paternal grandfather, was Captain of Company B, 114th infantry, and was[…]

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World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa

080821-N-0529C-004 OKINAWA, Japan (Aug. 21, 2008) – Two CH46 helicopters transport Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB 133) to a bombing range off the coast of Okinawa. On August 21, 2008, a survey team performed a site visit to this remote location. NMCB 133 will take the results of this survey and generate a plan to make the[…]

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Argentina: Over 60 Social Movements Protest US ‘Military Base’

Mapuche people of Neuquen are part of the 60 organizations that oppose the U.S. base. | Photo: @pcayuqueo from TeleSUR, July 12, 2018 The organizations led a caravan to the site where a U.S. base will be built to demand respect for Argentina’s territorial sovereignty. In Argentina, political parties, social organizations, human rights groups, workers’ unions and Mapuches held a caravan[…]

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America’s Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines

by Rhonda Ramiro of Bayan USA and Azadeh Shahshahani, originally published in the Huffington Post The burgeoning alliance between President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears destined to become the 21st century version of the Ronald Reagan-Ferdinand Marcos alliance. That union in the 1980s allowed the Marcos dictatorship to last 14 years, despite Marcos’ notoriety for murdering over[…]

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No Foreign Bases: Challenging the Footprint of US Empire

A great writeup for the No Foreign Bases Conference last weekend in Baltimore by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers in the Popular Resistance Newsletter The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of US empire and the destruction it causes around the world. The US undermines governments (including democracies), kills millions[…]

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