Tag Archives: Philippines

That’s the Challenge! by Bruce Gagnon

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 […]

Forty-Five Blows Against Democracy: How US Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats and Military Regimes by David Vine

This pattern of daily support for dictatorship and repression around the world should be a national scandal in a country supposedly committed to democracy.

You can’t have war without racism. You can have a world without both.

It’s hard to win the hearts and minds of the people you are killing.

Gary King: The Philippines — As U.S. Gives the Military Money and Troops

 As I left the Philippines on February 19 of this year, I learned that a friend was murdered, my sixth acquaintance who was killed extra-judicially by security forces. … By Gary King  Women Against Military Madness Newsletter  FALL II 2014 August 2014 was no exception to the stream of extrajudicial murders under President Aquino: seven […]

2014 Global Peace Index Released

U.S. ranks 101st in the GPI; Iceland #1 GPI rank ThePeaceAlliance.org  June 2014 Last week the Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP) released the 2014 edition of its annual Global Peace Index (GPI), which “ranks nations according to their level of peace.” The GPI measures the “absence of violence and absence of the fear of […]

[Video] Will the US Military’s “Asia Pivot” Escalate Human Rights Violations?

Published on Sep 2, 2013 Activists hold first ever international conference opposing greater planned US military presence in Asia, say US responsible for rapes, killings and environmental destruction  TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on […]

Polly Mann> War Crimes: The Comfort Women

War Crimes: The Comfort Women By Polly Mann    worldwideWAMM A New York Times article of May 18, 2012 carried an article about a New Jersey monument to the so-called “Comfort Women” of World War II: those tens of thousands of women and girls who were forced into brutal sexual slavery by the Japanese military. […]

Tom Engelhardt, Nick Turse> A Drone-Eat-Drone World

Tomgram: Nick Turse, Hot Drone-On-Drone Action Posted by Nick Turse at 8:26AM, May 31, 2012      TomDispatch It’s now commonly estimated that more than 50 nations have drones, are making plans to develop them, or are at least planning to buy themfrom those who do produce them.  In other words, the future global skies are going to be a busy […]