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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The collapsing US military & economic empire is making Washington & NATO even more dangerous. US could not beat the Taliban but thinks it can take on China-Russia-Iran...a sign of psychopathology for sure. We must all do more to help stop this western corporate arrogance that puts the future generations lives in despair. @BruceKGagnon

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Keep supporting Julian Assange



It was good news to hear that Julian Assange gets another court hearing in London on his 'extradition' to the US legal case. Fingers crossed.

Last Saturday Lou Kimball and I went to a bridge in Bath, Maine to drop this Assange support banner. The road way is busy US Hwy 1 - the coastal route which is one of the most popular ways to head north-south in our state.

We were there an hour until the Bath police came and kicked us off the bridge. Over the years I've done this same kind of banner drops about various issues in the same spot and never had any problems - even when cops drove by and waved at us.

In fact just today during our weekly Thursday Gaza solidarity vigil in downtown Brunswick a city worker came and told us that we could not stake our big 'Ceasefire' banner into the ground. Even though we've been doing it for months and again city employees and city cops have driven by many times with no problem.


Banner back on Brunswick street on Friday - tied to tree

All these things though point to a growing government crackdown on free speech. 

It's a tough climate these days as we find it hard just to speak our minds.



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