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.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

More Space Week Events

Vigil at Hancock drone base outside of Syracuse, New York.  
There have been an ongoing series of arrests for non-violent civil resistance at this base in 
recent years

Daily protests in Gangjeong village at the new Navy base gate on Jeju Island, South Korea 
feature the Korean version of our space week poster map detailing the US military 
encirclement of Russia and China

Demonstration at the Fylingdales US Missile Defence and space-based warfare radar base in the North Yorkshire, England moors by UK's Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Protest at the Raytheon weapons production facility outside of Tucson, Arizona where drones and missile defense systems are built

Also in North Yorkshire, England is the US NSA spy base called Menwith Hill that drew a 
space week protest.  This base intercepts all phone, fax and email communications across 
Europe and also plays a role in the Pentagon's missile defense program

Out on the streets in downtown Seattle, Washington.  Very near by is the Pentagon's Trident nuclear submarine base at Bangor.


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