Tag Archives: Korea

Seeing Yemen from Jeju, by Kathy Kelly

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?

How Trump Brought the Political Media Class to Its Knees

For the American public, trying to make sense of the most disruptive moment in American politics since Vietnam and Watergate, little is accomplished.
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The political media has failed to reckon with its biggest, most enduring challenge, which it has nothing to do with revenue or audience growth or cord-cutters. The political press is facing a crisis of substance—and it’s not just poisoning the public’s perception of journalism, it’s playing right into Trump’s hands.

Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire Appeals To President Trump For Peace Leadership

“The people of North and South Korea want peace and they want a peace treaty. They do not want their country to be bombed or their government to bomb others. “

Ann Wright: Dangerous Military Buildup in Asia and Pacific

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.

Christine Ahn | Korea: Women Walk for Peace across the De-Militarized Zone

From the article: The unresolved Korean conflict gives governments in the region justification to further militarize and prepare for war, using funds that could be used instead for schools, hospitals and the welfare of the people and the environment.

Women Against Military Madness Newsletter | Spring I 2015

Volume 33 Number 1                                                                       Mary Beaudoin, Editor Spring I 2015 Korea: Women Walk for Peace across the De-Militarized Zone By Christine […]

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Bashing “Isolationists” While at War in the World

Always and Everywhere The New York Times and the Enduring “Threat” of Isolationism By Andrew J. Bacevich  October 24, 2013  tomdispatch.com Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. The abiding defect of U.S. foreign policy? It’s isolationism, my friend. Purporting to steer clear of war, isolationism fosters it. Isolationism impedes the spread of democracy. It inhibits trade and therefore prosperity. […]

Video> The Sorrows of Empire – Chalmers Johnson

Uploaded by talkingsticktv on Aug 21, 2006 Segment of interview with Chalmers Johnson author of “The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the Republic” Watch the full interview at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDDkNixytd0 WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from […]

Video> Kucinich> The FACTS on the Trade Agreements> More Loss of Jobs

The FACTS on Trade Agreements Con­gress­man Den­nis Kucinich (D-OH), who was named an ‘Amer­i­can Jobs Hero’ for his lead­er­ship chal­leng­ing free trade agree­ments and other de­struc­tive trade poli­cies, today re­leased the fol­low­ing video out­lin­ing the facts con­cern­ing the Korea, Colom­bia and Panama free trade agree­ments the House is vot­ing on today and their im­pact on […]