From the Mainichi Shimbun and Japan Times 機動隊に強制排除される移設反対派の女性＝沖縄県名護市辺野古の米軍キャンプ・シュワブ前で２０１７年２月６日午前９時４６分、浅野翔太郎撮影 海上工事に政府が着手 移設反対派に怒りと焦燥感が交錯 沖縄の美しい海を埋め立てて巨大な米軍基地を造るための工事がまた一歩、前へと進んだ。米軍普天間飛行場（沖縄県宜野湾市）の名護市辺野古への県内移設に向け、政府が６日、初めて海上工事に着手。辺野古の米軍キャンプ・シュワブのゲート前では、移設反対派が作業に向かう車両を阻止し、排除する機動隊と衝突した。埋め立てへのカウントダウンが始まり、反対派には怒りと焦燥感が交錯した。【浅野翔太郎】 【機動隊に強制排除される反対派の男性】 … [Read more...] about Protests Greet Henoko Construction/辺野古移設 沖縄の美しい海、また埋め立てられていく
Jeremy Kuzmarov ROAR Magazine (Subscription link) Social movements ought to place private military contractors at the center of a broader critique of authoritarian neoliberalism and America’s permanent war economy. In August 2016, the Pentagon announced that Six3 Intelligence Solutions, a private intelligence company recently acquired by … [Read more...] about The New Merchants of Death
Release Hiroji Yamashiro immediately. 乗松聡子さんが不当逮捕の抗議を英語で。国際アムネスティーからも勧告があります。これも読んでください。 Satoko Norimatsu of the Peace Philosophy Center in Vancouver demanding release of Okinawa peace activist Hiroji Yamashiro an announcing he has the support of Amnesty International. (Facebook video may not be viewable in some cases). Other public figures have also been protesting his … [Read more...] about Release Hiroji Yamashiro now!
By D. H. Garrett “The war with Japan had been enacted in the game rooms at the War College by so many people and in so many different ways that nothing that happened during the war was a surprise absolutely nothing except the kamikaze tactics toward the end of the war. We had not visualized these.” -Chester W. Nimitz- Students protesting against the Ampo treaty and … [Read more...] about On the Non-Defense of Japan: The Japan-US Treaty of Mutual Deception, Ignorance and Insecurity
by Avi Lewis , Rajiv Sicora Commondreams.org 14 Comments (Photo: Francois Mori/AP) With a little distance from the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, it’s clear that the meaning of the deal struck there is deeply contested. From the euphoric pronouncements of politicians like U.S. President Obama (this is “the best chance we have to save the one planet that … [Read more...] about Why Most Of What You Think You Know About The Paris Climate Deal Is Wrong: An Annotated News Story