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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Friday, June 03, 2016

Bases of a Collapsing U.S. Empire

David Vine (Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington DC) is the author of the landmark book, Base Nation, on US military bases around the world.

This is an eye-opening, factual account based on years of research. David explains how these bases do not serve America's security or best interests, rather they anger and cause many in these occupied countries to rise up and demand that America go home. He also points out how the costs to maintain these bases along with hundreds of thousands of US troops and their families is causing our needs at home to be neglected.

Video by Regis Tremblay.


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