Report On Shut Down Creech Actions

By Toby Blomé, Popular Resistance. -

Las Vegas/Creech Air ForceBase – Demonstrators - after blocking two entrances to the drone base here Monday - will hold a "DRONE MASSACRE MEMORIAL TUESDAY FROM 6:30 A.M. TO 8:30 A.M. - Activists, [...]

Bad News For Chesapeake Bay Seafood Lovers

By Pat Elder, Military Poisons. -

Testing done in October 2020 showed rockfish containing 23,100 parts per trillion (ppt) of a variety of per-and-poly fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) , crabs containing 6,650 ppt, and oysters having [...]

Peace Organizations Win Fight For Records On Explosives At Naval Base

By Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, Popular Resistance. -

Washington - On August 31, 2020, Judge Ronald B. Leighton ordered the release of eleven records that the  Navy had provided to Plaintiffs in 2012 in the course of a National Environmental Policy [...]

Alice’s Nightmare In Drone Land

By World Beyond War. -

New York - On Thursday, 33 people from New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts organized by Upstate Drone Action blocked the gates at Hancock Air Field near Syracuse, NY. Prior to Thursday’s [...]

Why Marylanders Must Test The Water Near Military Bases

By Pat Elder, Military Poisons. -

Last month, independent testing of oysters in the St. Mary’s River and St. Inigoes Creek was performed on behalf of the St. Mary’s River Watershed Association and financially supported by Public [...]

Military Bases Never Go Unused

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

If, like me, you have the unfortunate habit of pointing out the dishonesty of the cases made for various wars, and you begin to persuade people that the wars are not actually for the eradication [...]

Thirteen Disarmament Activists Blockade Trident Nuclear Submarine Base

By Felice & Jack Cohen-Joppa, the Nuclear Resister. -

Washington state - Thirteen nuclear abolitionists blocked traffic leading into Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Washington on March 2, as part of a public protest of the United States’ Trident [...]

US Announces Three New Bases In Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

The three sites chosen for the news bases, Erbin, Sulimania and Halabja are all extremely close to Iran, with Halabja just eight miles from its border. Less than a week after millions of [...]

Winter Is Coming: Castle Black, The Syrian Withdrawal, And The Battle Of The Base

By Nick Turse, Tomdispatch.com -

Grimly enough, 15 years later, as TomDispatch managing editor Nick Turse makes clear today, not a word of what Johnson wrote isn’t applicable to this moment as well. The United States remains, in [...]

Okinawan People Oppose U.S. Military Base Expansion

By Kent Wong, Portside.org -

Okinawa is an island prefecture of Japan, located about 400 miles south of the rest of Japan. For years, there has been a campaign to stop the construction of the new U.S. military base at [...]

Report Back: Shut Down Creech Fall Action

By Eleanor Levine and Toby Blomé, Shut Down Creech. -

In all, 10 Creechers were arrested and ultimately charged with “failure to disperse.”  (Arrestees included Toby Blomé, Norie Clarke, Don Cunning, Maggie Huntington, Michael Kerr, Don Kimball, [...]

U.S. House Of Representatives Creates Requirement That There Be Some Basis For Any Foreign Bases

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

In this video from Wednesday on C-Span, at 5:21, Rep. Omar makes the case for a need to justify foreign military bases, not just blindly fund unlimited and unknown empire. At 5:25 Rep. Adam Smith [...]

Senate Goes Easy On Pentagon Polluters

By Pat Elder, Civilian Exposure. -

Ms. Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on March 28, 2019. The hearing focused [...]

Okinawa Rally Urges Japan, US Gov’ts To Scrap Base Relocation Plan

By Staff, Mainichi.jp -

NAHA (Kyodo) -- A rally of thousands of Okinawa residents on Saturday urged the Japanese and U.S. governments to scrap a plan to relocate a controversial U.S. air base within the southern [...]

America’s Most Contaminated Military Bases

By Pat Elder, Militarypoisons.org -

I drove across the country with my daughter Holly last week to draw attention to the reckless behavior of the military as it continues to poison the waters in communities across the country. We [...]

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