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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?
Both South Koreans and Japanese have a goal of seeing nuclear weapons eliminated in Asia and the world. And they ask for solidarity with people of peace everywhere. By Staff WAMM Newsletter Volume 35, Number 6 December 2017 Prior to Trump’s Asian tour, activists made plans through 2018 and beyond. Ji-Yeon Yuh, a resident of […]
Civil society awoken and arisen is a power adequate to counter the power of an increasingly isolated, confused, frightened and bumbling administration.
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.
“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. “
CounterSpin interview with Hyun Lee on North Korea
There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity. As we wrote several weeks ago, a crisis either manufactured or not can be used to impose greater restrictions on our civil liberties and push through unpopular policies. It is up to […]
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.
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.
Published on Feb 10, 2014 Fly Kites NOT Drones for Now Roz- the Afghan New Year 21-23 March. A campaign launched by Voices for Creative Non Violence UK in solidarity with the Afghan Peace Volunteers who want to end the use of drones. Join us for the joyous Afghan New Year to Fly Kites Not Drones. […]
“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 […]