Tag Archives: Jeju Island
How do we, in the U.S., develop grassroots communities dedicated to both understanding the complex realities Yemenis face and working to end U.S. participation in the war on Yemen?
We need conversion, and conversion campaigners, to be organizing particularly in communities where manifestations of the military production system are located. By Bruce Gagnon Organizing Notes July 25, 2017 ‘That’s the Challenge’ In early July Roy Pingel and his son visited our house here in Bath. Artist and housemate Brown Lethem lived in New York […]
That’s the point I was making, that propaganda always leads to war, and that the world war that has begun is the propaganda war … a kind of censorship by omission. You simply leave out the most salient points of the information that people have, and have a right to. This information shows the utter hypocrisy.
Wright: The Jeju Island naval base will be the homeport for ships that carry the U.S. Aegis missiles. Many on the island call it a U.S. naval base since it will be a key part of the U.S. “pivot” to Asia and the worldwide U.S. missile defense system. They believe that the naval base will be used as frequently by U.S. warships as by South Korean ships and submarines. With a naval base on Jeju Island, they believe that Jeju Island becomes a target should military hostilities break out in Asia and the Pacific.
activist Bruce Gagnon writes: “From the point of view of corporate capital we are all expendable. We are not going to defeat these corporate forces by remaining isolated inside our single-issue silos … There is a direct connection between the massive $1 trillion a year Pentagon budget [ ] and the destruction of social progress. There is a direct connection between the military’s huge carbon bootprint and climate change.”
Very inspiring. Video is from the MLK peace walk in Washington state and flashes between the walk and Jeju Island where a large delegation from this region recently went to stand in solidarity with the people in South Korea. By Bruce Gagnon OrganizingNotes.org January 16, 2015 Today we did about 14-miles to the Ground Zero […]
“Never in the mainstream US media do you hear that North Korea has asked the United States for a peace treaty more than 100 times.” Excerpted from a talk by Christine Hong WAMM Newsletter May 2013 WomenAgainst Military Madness.org The US uses South Korea in playing dangerous war games aimed at China. What is the […]
Sent to WAMMToday by Coleen Rowley Island’s Naval Base Stirs Opposition in South Korea By CHOE SANG-HUN New York Times August 18, 2011 GANGJEONG, South Korea — Dozens of banners adorn this village on the southern coast of South Korea’s southernmost major island, trumpeting anxieties that have invaded this otherwise idyllic community and divided it so deeply […]