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Aldergrove resident Marilyn Konstapel is co-organizing a Langley protest against the federal government’s planned procurement of 88 new fighter jets for around $19 million. (Marilyn Konstapel/Special to the Star)

‘Medicine Not Missiles’: Langley Protestors Call On Federal Government To Cancel $19B Fighter Jet Procurement

By Sarah Growchowski, July 23, 2020 From Aldergrove Star Concerned residents of Langley, British Columbia, Canada plan to protest in front of Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta’s constituency office on Friday – demanding that the federal government cancel its costly […]

Northern Mariana Islands

Open Letter: US Navy Base In Northern Marianas Will Harm People And Environment

July 4, 2020 Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper Department of Defense Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer Department of the Navy Nora Macariola-See Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific 258 Makalapa Drive, Suite 100 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 96860-3134 Re: […]

Chagos

How the United States Stole an Island

By Johnny Harris, June 9, 2020

Ambassador of the United States of America to Poland, Georgetta Mosbacher, speak to Polish troops in Nowy Glinnik, Poland, 05 December 2018. [EPA-EFE/GRZEGORZ MICHALOWSKI]

B-61 Tactical Nuclear Weapons In Poland: A Really Bad Idea

An Open Letter to Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Moraviecki, Foreign Minister of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz and Defence Minister of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz By John Hallam, May 22, 2020 Dear Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Defence Minister of Poland, Dear […]

Anti-drone protest in Berlin

Anti-Drone Protest in Berlin

May 12, 2020 From Co-op News On Monday May 11, 2020 anti-war groups in Berlin held an event and vigil close to the entrance of the German Defense Ministry. Elsa Rassbach and the Berlin Peace Coordination organized the event. Members […]

activists in Guam

World BEYOND War Hosts Webinar On Military Impact On Guam

By Jerick Sabian, April 30, 2020 From Pacific Daily News World BEYOND War hosted a webinar Thursday to talk about the impact of the U.S. military on Guam. The webinar, “Colonialism & Contamination: Mapping U.S. Military Injustices on the Chamorro People of Guam,” is […]

Carcinogenic foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma above Ginowan City, Okinawa, on April 10, 2020

US Military Contaminates Okinawa With Firefighting Foam Raising Serious Concerns

By Pat Elder, April 27, 2020 From Civilian Exposure A fire suppression system in an aircraft hangar discharged a massive volume of toxic firefighting foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa on April 10. The foam contains perfluoro […]

A NATO Flag

Is NATO Still Necessary?

By Sharon Tennison, David Speedie and Krishen Mehta April 18, 2020 From The National Interest The coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the world brings a prolonged public health crisis into sharp focus—along with the bleak prospect of a long-term economic […]

Must-watch 45- second video showing a massive release of PFAS-laden foam from the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in U.S.-occupied Okinawa on April 10. The base discharged huge, carcinogenic airborne bubbles to settle into residential neighborhoods.

PFAS Release from Marine Base Contaminate Okinawa (Again)

By Pat Elder, April 12, 2020 米軍基地から漏れ出した有害物資を含む泡消火剤 “Foam containing harmful materials leaked from U.S. military base” According to Okinawa-based Toshio TAKAHASHI, The Okinawa Defense Bureau has provided information on the release of foam from Futenma Airfield, which occurred on Friday, […]

The use of fire-fighting foams with PFAS is making us sick.

Pentagon Reports 250 New Sites Are Contaminated with PFAS

By Pat Elder, March 27, 2020 From Military Poisons The Pentagon now admits that 651 military sites are contaminated with per- and poly fluoroalkyl substances, (PFAS), a 62 percent increase from its last count of 401 sites in August, 2017. See the DOD’s  latest […]