Tag Archives: depleted uranium

Diana Johnstone talks about her new book, Circle in the Darkness

“[Johnstone] recounts in detail how the Western left betrayed its historical principles of social justice and peace and let itself be lured into approval of aggressive U.S.-NATO wars on the fallacious grounds of “human rights”.

Climate Crisis, the Environment and U.S. Militarism: Making the Connections

The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported.

U.S. Military World’s Largest Polluter – Hundreds Of Bases Gravely Contaminated

U.S. military bases, both domestic and foreign, consistently rank among some of the most polluted places in the world…

William Boardman | What War Are We Buying With Another $58 Billion for the Military?

The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.

John LaForge: Uranium Weapons Still Making Money, Wreaking Havoc

Depleted Environment, Depleted Lives By JOHN LAFORGE  Counterpunch.com  May 15, 2014 The US Army has awarded General Dynamics a $12 million contract to deconstruct and dispose of 78,000 depleted uranium anti-tank shells. The Pentagon’s May 6 announcement calls for “demilitarization” of the aging shells, as newer depleted uranium rounds are added to the US arsenal. […]

William Boardman: Jumping the Shark Over Syria

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina 10/19/08. (photo: Jim Young/Reuters) By William Boardman  29 August 13  Reader Supported News resident Obama is apparently wobbling on the edge of committing an impeachable offense, specifically a military attack on Syria without the authorization of Congress, without the approval of the United Nations […]

Suzan Koch> Our Tax Dollars

Our Tax Dollars “No, I am done with pretending, I am done with being quiet, aren’t you? Do we not all need to say ENOUGH! and insist we are finished with this path.” By Suzan Koch  November 27. 2012     While Gazans are being murdered by the score and Israeli civilians are being targeted, […]

Margaret Sarfehjooy> Consequences of War on Iran

Consequences of War on Iran “Let’s be clear—we’re already at war on Iran. And the drumbeat for a military attack increases daily. Yet rarely is there any consideration for the consequences and the fact that never before in history has a bomb with depleted uranium been dropped on a nuclear site.” by Margaret Sarfehjooy  WAMM […]

Steve Clemens> Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering

Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering by Steve Clemens. June 11, 2012   Mennonista It was in reading Mohandas Gandhi that I first learned about his “experiments with truth” – a term he used in perfecting the tactics of nonviolent resistance to the apartheid regime in South Africa and the British colonial occupation of his […]

Join AlliantACTION as We Celebrate the 142nd Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the Power of Nonviolence

Join AlliantACTION as We Celebrate the 142nd Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the Power of Nonviolence Gather Sunday at 1 PM, October 2, 2011> Action at 1:30 Note below that ATK (a major weapons manufacturer) is moving to Arlington, VA.  If you know of a group in the D.C. area that might be interested in continuing […]

Civil Disobedience at Alliant Tech Systems, by Steve Clemens

Mennonista Essays, articles, letters written by Steve Clemens, peace and justice activist from Minneapolis, MN  The Accoutrements of Arrest by Steve Clemens. September 28, 2011 Posted by Steve Clemens at 7:45 AM 9/28/11    The Things I Carried To My Arrest Usually when I risk arrest in an action of nonviolent civil disobedience I try to only carry the bare […]