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.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Japanese Peaceniks Rising

国会前:安保法案反対 市民団体が大規模デモ参院で審議中の安保関連法案に反対する大規模な抗議集会が14日夜、国会議事堂周辺で行われた。市民団体「戦争させない・9条壊すな!総がかり行動実行委員会」が主催。参加者は色とりどりのペンライトを振りながら、「戦争法案廃案」「安倍政権退陣」と訴えた。主催者発表で参加者は約4万5000人。【撮影・佐藤賢二郎、本社ヘリから森田剛史】
Posted by 毎日新聞映像グループ on Monday, September 14, 2015

This evening in Japan time, this morning in our time, 45,000 people are chanting asking for Prime Minister Abe's resignation in front of the national diet. Major cities across the nation are doing the same action locally.

Activists will be joining their action in New York from 7:00 pm at Times Square tonight in solidarity with the people of Japan.


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