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'll be taking an 'unpaid leave of absence' from my job at the Global Network from December 15-March 15, 2020 in order to help my friend Lisa Savage on her campaign for the US Senate in Maine. She's running as a Maine Green Independent Party member and needs to gather 2,000 petition signatures of registered Greens during that period. I'll be back to GN after March 15.

Thursday, July 17, 2014


South Korea's Defense Minister nominee Han Min-koo says he has no plans to adopt a U.S.-designed missile defense system. At his confirmation hearing Sunday, Han said South Korea currently deploys the US Patriot-3 system as a high-altitude defense shield over the peninsula. The nominee also vowed to install the country's indigenous missile defense system as soon as possible to counter any North Korean threats.

He said the defense ministry will push for early establishment of the Korea Air and Missile Defense system -- or KAMD -- and the so-called 'Kill Chain', a pre-emptive missile destruction system. The KAMD is aimed at countering low-flying missiles coming from the North and the 'Kill Chain' will detect and strike the regime's missile and nuclear facilities.

'Kill Chain' is lingo that originates inside of the US Space Command.


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