February 2014 Archives
"Today's vote represents a triumph of conscience by MEPs, who have issued a clear call to national European governments to come clean on their complicity with the CIA's illegal drones programme, and bring it to an immediate halt."
-- Reprieve Legal Director Kat Craig
February 26, 2014 - 2 years since Trayvon Martin was murdered by vigilante, wanna be cop George Zimmerman;
2 years since this 17-year-old African-American walking
home at 7:15 PM with skittles and iced tea and wearing a hoodie was murderedbecause he looked "suspicious" and "up to no good" to Zimmerman.
We will not stand by in silence as our youth are brutalized, locked up, murdered and more. On Feb 26th, we must say NO MORE! to the criminalization of whole generations of Black and Latino youth.
We Are All Trayvon Martin, The Whole Damn System is Guilty
Bruce Gagnon, Secretary/Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
, has urged that we give attention to the "pivot" to the Pacific.
This scheme must be seen in relation to the Administration's push for the Trans Pacific Partnership, an exploitative trade system that is likely to lead to protest and insurgency. Although the trade deal is slowed for the moment in Congress, the military plans are proceeding.
This NYTimes op-ed article describes what kind of drone war world is likely to be shaping up in the Pacific.
"Wheatland 4" protesters Martha Hubert, Robin Ryan, Bill Doub and Toby Blome put drone warfare
February 3 (original date was January 13)