Time To Call Anew For Disarming Drones

By Staff, Knowdrones.com -

Those of us who have been advocating for an end to drone attacks and the disarming of drones have “ancestors” in those who, in 1899, persuaded The Hague Convention to adopt a five-year ban on [...]

Flexible Borders, Your Rights & Drones And Public Broadband

By Eleanor Goldfield, occupy.com/actout -

This week on Act Out! we're talking borders and barriers. First up, did you know that the U.S constitution has a different border zone than the official border map of the U.S.? And what does that [...]

Disturbing Trend Of Police Wanting Drones For Routine Infractions

By Nicholas West, activistpost.com -

After lulling the public into believing that using drones in the U.S. would be confined to border patrol or for counter-terrorism in the event of an imminent threat, we are beginning to see [...]

LAPD Commission Approves Drone Pilot Program Amid Protest

By Wes Woods and Brenda Gazzar, www.dailynews.com -

By Wes Woods and Brenda Gazzar for Los Angeles Daily News - The civilian Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday approved a one-year pilot program for the use of drones by police in certain [...]

Rich Man’s War; Poor People’s Blood

By Ed Kinane and Judy Bello, www.upstatedroneaction.org -

By Ed Kinane and Judy Bello for Upstated Drone Action - Monday, 25 September 2017 at 9 AM, 7 members of the grassroots group Upstate Drone Action once again were arrested as they delivered a [...]

US Expands Global Drone War To Philippines

By Jason Ditz, www.news.antiwar.com -

By Jason Ditz for Anti-War - Pentagon officials say a discussion is ongoing about the possibility of granting US forces in the Philippine authority to conduct airstrikes against the nation’s ISIS [...]

A Global Movement To Confront Drone Warfare

By Medea Benjamin, www.codepink.org -

By Medea Benjamin for Code Pink - The $600 billion annual cost of the US military budget eats up 54% of all federal discretionary funds. It’s no wonder we don’t have money to address the crisis [...]

4 Arrested Protesting Drones At Iowa Air National Guard

By Charly Haley, www.desmoinesregister.com -

By Charly Haley for The Des Moines Register - The Des Moines Fire Department had to cut the four protesters from their concrete barriers, said Brian O'Keefe, a spokesman for the department. [...]

Killer Drones And The Militarization Of U.S. Foreign Policy

By Ann Wright, www.afsa.org -

By Ann Wright for AFSA - The militarization of U.S. foreign policy certainly didn’t start with President Donald J. Trump; in fact, it goes back several decades. However, if Trump’s first 100 days [...]

Our National Bird: The Medium Is The Message

By Dave Foster, www.original.antiwar.com -

By Dave Foster for Anti-War - Sonia Kennebeck’s film National Bird illuminates the tragic personal aspect of America’s drone wars. The film explores the aftermath of drone strikes from the [...]

Trump’s First One Hundred Days Of War Crimes

By Charles Pierson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Charles Pierson for Counter Punch. President Donald J. Trump closed out his first hundred days in office on April 29. Not marked by any notable achievements, Trump’s first hundred days did [...]

The Never Ending US Wars

By Tom Engelhardt, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Tom Engelhardt for Tom's Dispatch. Here’s a footnote to America’s present wars that’s worth pondering for a few moments. The U.S. Air Force is running out of ordinary bombs, smart bombs, and [...]

Justice Action At Hancock Drone Base, Syracuse

By Ray McGovern, www.raymcgovern.com -

By Ray McGovern. Syracuse: On Good Friday, April 14, 2017, nine nonviolent civil resisters of Upstate Drone Action were arrested at the main entrance of Hancock Air National Guard Base witnessing [...]

Mass Mobilization To Stop The Drone Wars

By Staff, www.https://shutdowncreech.blogspot.com -

By Staff of Shut Down Creech! - Join us April 23 - April 29, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada for a 3rd national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer [...]

US Missile Drones Deployed To North Korea Border

By Jason Ditz, www.news.antiwar.com -

By Jason Ditz for Anti War - The US has announced its intention of permanently deploying a company of Grey Eagle drones capable of firing Hellfire Missiles, to South Korea, along the border with [...]