With the cancer of militarization and the naked emporer ramping up a 5th branch of the "space force", Bruce's piece is timely:http://space4peace.blogspot.com/Organizing Notes: Speech on space colonization in Oxford Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....See More
I agree with your assessment as to how in the dark we are as Americans as to our governments and our society/systems are in the world.
Education is key to changing that and peaceful resistance or nonviolent direct action are…"
We need to Be the Change we wish to see!
No ONE can do Everything.
But Every One can do Something!
Thanks Tony for taking the initiative and beginning this!
I look forward to exploring it and Promoting it!
iT went down about 5pm, my neighbor invited me over. I had propane and would have made it thought the night if I weren't afraid of the dark. Power came back about 9. I spent the night at his place and walked 1/4 mile home through ice this morning. How about you?
Last nights meeting went really well! Lots of good ideas on outreach! I'll try to reach and meet with Mary McAnally this weekend to get a check from TPF for OCC and let her know once we have a business card and an add for the Oklahoma Observer that we'll wish to withdraw some funds to support that.
People to come together to solve shared challenges at the grassroots level. This discussion forum is for events, plans, strategies and tactics to support sustainability and justice, including mutual aid and self-bootstrapping. Put your reviews of peace-promoting games and nonviolent disobedience training here as well.
# The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
# The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treat (ABM Treaty)
# The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) --
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has an excellent anti-nuke page, arguing for nuclear disarmament.
Taxpayers can take stock of how the federal government spent their 2007 income tax dollars: over 42 percent went towards military spending, while education received just over 4 percent. The National Priorities Project shows how the average Tulsan family is diverting $360 of their 2007 income tax dollars to buy military hardware, military services, military advertising, military recruiters, and to pay down war debt accumulated by the military during past wars. The campaign for a Peace Tax in lieu of War Taxes is a nationwide campaign.