Tag Archives: Ground All Drones

▶ Veterans For Peace 30th Anniversary Slideshow

Veterans For Peace celebrates 30 years of waging peace in 2015. This slideshow was presented at the 2015 National Convention in San Diego, CA. Veterans For Peace Published on Aug 24, 2015   Media for the people!  Click here to help Rise Up Times continue to bring you essential news you won’t find in the mainstream corporate […]

Glenn Greenwald: On Media Outlets That Continue to Describe Unknown Drone Victims As “Militants”

A new article in The New Yorker by Steve Coll underscores how deceptive this journalistic practice is. Among other things, he notes that the U.S. government itself—let alone the media outlets calling them “militants”—often has no idea who has been killed by drone strikes in Pakistan. That’s because, in 2008, George W. Bush and his CIA chief, Gen. […]

Global Action Day Hancock Air Base: Photos, Article

Citizens join Global Action Day against drones at Hancock Air Base Two of the 21 photos from Syracuse.com  Photographer: Michael Greenlar A die-in. Speak Out Against Drones at Hancock Air Base. October 5, 2014. Anti-drone demonstrators simulate being killed or injured by a drone strike.  This photo needs no caption. Anti-drone activists, limited to ‘Free Speech […]

Ending Empire and the War Culture that Supports It are as Important as Confronting Wall Street.

This week, President Obama told congressional leaders that he did not need any authorization for the use of military force from Congress, but that he would keep congressional leadership informed of his actions. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.alternet.org June 22, 2014  PopularResistance.org For translations of this page go to PopularResistance.org. In the last week, there has […]

Evergreene Digest: Report from Iraq: U.S. Invasion in 2003 Helped Set Path for Crisis Pulling Nation Apart

Representative of Iraq’s most senior Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has called on Iraqis to take up arms against what he called “terrorists” who have overrun large swaths of the country.  We go to the city of Najaf to speak to Sami Rasouli, founder and director of the Muslim Peacemaker Teams in Iraq.  Rachel […]

Pratap Chatterjee: The Three Faces of Drone War, Speaking Truth From the Robotic Heavens 

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 Tomgram: The True Costs of Remote Control War By Pratap Chatterjee  TomDispatch.com  May 11, 2014 Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, with drones capable of performing on the battlefield while their “pilots”…

Pratap Chatterjee: The Three Faces of Drone War, Speaking Truth From the Robotic Heavens 

 Tomgram: The True Costs of Remote Control War By Pratap Chatterjee  TomDispatch.com  May 11, 2014 Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, with drones capable of performing on the battlefield while their “pilots” remain thousands of miles away, two […]

Fly Kites, Not Drones

Two videos, one in Como Park, St. Paul MN and one in Afghanistan. On May 10, 2014 Women Against Military Madness sponsored a Fly Kites Not Drones gathering at Como Park in St. Paul MN, a day to bring  children who decorated their own kites and then flew them. The kite flyers attracted a lot of […]

▶ UNMANNED: YOUR LINK to watch Unmanned: Americas Drone Wars is ready

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Today is the day! My latest documentary Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars is now available and here is your link to stream the film for free. When I traveled to Pakistan last year, I was so moved by the people I met and the devastating loss they suffered from drone strikes, that I felt obligated to…

The Maine Drone Peace Walk

ALL DOWN HILL NOW posted by Bruce K. Gagnon | October 17, 2013 To read other stories from the Maine Drone Peace Walk go to Bruce Gagnon’s Organizing Notes  We did 17 miles today from Waterville to Belgrade.  We are staying at the country home of a group of great activists who work on water […]

Photos: No Drones, Camp Ripley, September 15, 2013

Polly Mann> Mad Investments, Sane Divestments

Global Research reported on July 25 that, according to ArmsControl.org, the United States, in all, “possesses 5,113 nuclear warheads, including tactical, strategic, and non-deployed weapons.”  World military expenditures in 2012, SIPRI states, have been $1,756 trillion, representing which amounts to $249 for each person in the world. By Polly Mann  Women Against Military Madness Newsletter […]

Unknown Art & Activism Collective> Yes, We Drone

From our fellow activists in Spain. Hi! I write from United Unknown Art & Activism Collective, we follow your website and drone strikes information. We want to share with you the anti drone poster project we just upload to our website, we hope you like it and share it, thanks and keep doing so important work, […]

[Video] Misty Rowan> Land the Drones

Brad Sigal Published on Dec 8, 2012 Misty Rowan performs On Military Drones (and tearing them to pieces) – Dec. 8, 2012 at the Anti-War Committee’s Human Rights Day march and rally. At the Nicollet, Minneapolis. Land the Drones It’s the arms race of the future, really, except this time Sputnik’s ganna be an unmanned plane. […]

Blowback: Pakistan Taliban Say Killing of Foreign Hikers Retaliation for US Drone Strikes

 “We want to convey to the world that this is our reply to US drone attacks.” Published on Monday, June 24, 2013 by Common Dreams Jon Queally, staff writer A spokesman for the Taliban movement in Pakistan on Monday publicly claimed the group’s responsibility for the killing of nine foreign hikers in the Himalayas over the weekend, saying […]

[Video] Julian Assange> Panel Discussion following ‘SHADOWS OF LIBERTY’ UK Premiere

SHADOWS OF LIBERTY takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global media conglomerates exercise extraordinary political, social, and economic power. The overwhelming collective power of these firms raises troubling questions about democracy.  ShadowsofLibertyDoc Published on Jun 4, 2012 On May 24, 2012, in London, U.K., WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief Julian Assange, CorpWatch’s […]

[Video] Misty Rowan> Spoken Word

Misty Rowan Minnesota spoken word artist Misty Rowan performed these three poems at the 2013 Annual Meeting of Women Against Military Madness. Misty is an active member of the Twin Cities based Anti-War Committee. Additional information and works can be found on her website missteatree.com. Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS […]

Anti-Drone Protests at the NY Air National Guard Base at Hancock Field

Click the photo for the video>  About 250 activists took part in an Anti-Drone Protest, outside the NY Air National Guard Base on East Malloy Road on Sunday April 28, 2013. The protest started in front of the Thompson Road entrance to the base. After several speeches, the protestors marched down East Malloy Road to […]

Glenn Greenwald> The Boston bombing produces familiar and revealing reactions

As usual, the limits of selective empathy, the rush to blame Muslims, and the exploitation of fear all instantly emerge Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 16 April 2013 09.52 EDT Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston marathon as an explosion erupts near the finish line of the race Photograph: Stringer/REUTERS There’s not much […]

Glenn Greenwald> Three key lessons from the Obama administration’s drone lies

The axiom that political officials abuse their power and lie to the public when operating in the dark is proven yet again April is national action against drones month. See the full list of vigils, protests, lectures, and other actions that are part of the April Days nationwide.  #aprildays Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Thursday 11 April 2013 09.46 EDT […]