Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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I grew up in a military family and joined the Air Force in 1971 during the Vietnam War. It was there that I became a peace activist.

Sunday, March 06, 2011


That control of oil in Libya is just too much to pass up. Here we go again.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I watched this video on Sunday, while I was busy putting off homework about the Spanish American War. The parallels between the two situations are striking.

In both cases we have the United States helping people gain their "independence" and then moving in to take over the country. In the Philippines, this resulted in a bloody massacre of Filipino citizens during their fight for independence from the United States shortly after they were "liberated" from Spain. Like the Libyan people spoken of in this news clip, they, too, were probably suspicious of any American "help" offered.

3/8/11, 8:28 PM  

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