Posts Tagged ‘Militarization’

Oakland Activists Pushing Efforts To Block Federal Militarization Of Local Police

Oakland Activists Pushing Efforts To Block Federal Militarization Of Local Police Above Photo: From Blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com OAKLAND, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2019) – Activists in Oakland have ramped up efforts to take a first step toward limiting the impact of federal programs that militarize local police. American Friends Service Committee (AFCS) will host a community town hall on […]

The White Helmets, Hala Systems and the Grotesque Militarization of “Humanitarianism” in Syria

Syria, August 2019 – reports came in that Russian warplanes had destroyed two terrorist-manned early warning radar posts in the Northern Hama countryside, known as the 20th post and the Eagle post. According to an article published by South Front, these early warning posts are “tasked with monitoring flights of Russian and Syrian warplanes” and warn armed […]

Solidarity and unity in opposing global militarization: BNC statement on Kashmir

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society, shares the shock and anger of Kashmiris and democratic forces in India and across the world over the authoritarian decision of the Bharatiya Janta Party-led Indian government to effectively nullify overnight the relative autonomy of the state of Jammu and […]

US Eyeing Militarization of Antarctic as Well as Arctic

July 31, 2019 By Andrea Germanos A top U.S. military general said Tuesday that the country will be looking at militarizing the Antarctic just as it has the Arctic. Air Force general Charles Brown, commander of Pacific Air Force, made the remarks in an address at The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies in Arlington, Virginia. Brown pointed […]

No country is sending weapons into orbit now, but ‘militarization of space is only matter of time’

The military bloc’s new space policy, which has just been unveiled, calls for using outer space the same way as land, sea, air or cyberspace. Not many details are known about the strategy, but a major question arises here – is the world’s biggest military alliance giving itself free rein to deploy weapons into orbit, […]

The Militarization of America’s Police: A Brief History

By Brian Miller “Get the weapons of war off our streets!” This may sound familiar, as it’s often heard from those attempting to pass more gun control legislation. But what you don’t hear is that it’s simply untrue that “weapons of war” are available to the general public. What is true is that you’d last […]

The US Militarization Of Outerspace

The US Militarization Of Outerspace Above Photo: From Fair.org Another day, another opportunity for our perpetually “behind” and “vulnerable” military/industrial/media complex to assert the need for yet another military upgrade–this time in outer space! Jim Sciutto (Wall Street Journal, 5/10/19) fear-mongered the vulnerabilities of US space presence, warning that Russia and China “are developing new weapons that […]

CUBA ESCALATES MILITARIZATION, MAY PURCHASE $50 MILLION IN RUSSIAN ARMS

Source By Paul Antonopoulos On Oct 29, 2018 Cuba has begun to escalate its militarization, as regional developments indicate continual U.S backed destabilization. To counter this threat, Russia will lend Cuba more than $50 million for purchases of Russian military equipment, the Russian daily Kommersant reported, citing two sources in the area of ​​technical and military cooperation of the […]

US Police Militarization Leads to More Violence, Targets Black People: Study

A new study shows that militarizing police units has a reverse effect on communities, triggering higher levels of violence, distrust towards law enforcement, and discrimination. Some 9,000 law enforcement agencies were under inspection in a recent analysis published by the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Journal last week when a Princeton University professor […]

Going Underground – Ep. 599: Ajamu Baraka on Militarization & St Kitts & Nevis FM Mark Brantley on IMF imperialism

Going Underground – Ep. 599: Ajamu Baraka on Militarization & St Kitts & Nevis FM Mark Brantley on IMF imperialism Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, we talk about the history of International gangsterism and neoliberal militarisation alleged by the man who could have been Mike Pence, 2016 USA Vice Presidential candidate, Ajamu […]

Waking up to the horrors of Israeli militarization

On Monday October 30, an historical protest took place in front of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament. Approximately 100 people gathered to protest the sale of arms and military training by Israel to Myanmar, where these weapons and tactics are being used in the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in the west of the […]

Concerned About Trump’s Militarization of Police? This Database Shows What Your Local Cops Have

August 31, 2017 By Jay Syrmopoulos This week the Trump administration announced that they were lifting an Obama administration ban on certain military-grade weapons being sold to state and local police for pennies on the dollar. While there is a growing awareness that local law enforcement has received massive amounts of surplus […]

NATO’s Militarization of Scandinavia: Time to Ring the Alarm Bells

NATO’s Militarization of Scandinavia: Time to Ring the Alarm Bells Much has been said about NATO reinforcements in the Baltic States and Poland perceived in Moscow as provocative actions undermining security in Europe, while very little has been said about gradual but steady militarization of Scandinavia. The theme does not hit headlines and it is not […]

Trump’s Police State: More Militarization and Civil Asset Forfeiture

Most people in the alternative media are busy kvetching over the media attacking Trump, ignoring this big issue. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/trumps-police-state-militarization-civil-asset-forfeiture/ Related Posts Bill Maher’s ‘prickstarter’ campaign to oust Trump shows what liberal comedians think of the average American It’s a peculiar phenomenon of the Trump era that cable news hosts and late-night […]

The US Just Split Their Air Force To Create A Space Corps. Is The Militarization of Space Here?

It’s no secret that our world has been engulfed in conflict for years. While it can be difficult to find any solace in ongoing tragedy, the fact remains that, as a result of these years of turmoil, the masses are starting to finally wake up to all of the lies, deceit, and propaganda that have […]

Berkeley Capitulates To Police Militarization And Spying

Above Photo: Baltimore Militarization. Patrick Semansky/AP Berkeley, California – Some 400 people packed a special city council meeting here on June 20 to demand that the city end its ‘shameful collaboration’ with federal police and spy agencies. But the council, while widely hailed as ‘progressive’, ignored the near-unanimous popular opinion and voted to renew three controversial […]

Common Sense and the Manchester Bombing. The Militarization of the United Kingdom

Related Posts Are We Witnessing the End of the United Kingdom as an Independent Nation State? First published on May 9, 2019 Ever since ‘the wrong result’ occurred at the referendum launched Democratic Unionist Party: Brexit deal to open path to united Ireland The Politics of Funding: Cash Crisis at the United Nations It remains one […]

Militarization Of U.S.’ Asian Allies A Boon For Top U.S. Weapon Manufacturers

Soldiers on a AAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicle communicate during military exercises at the Zuoying naval base in Kaohsiung, southern of Taiwan, Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (AP/Chiang Ying-ying) MINNEAPOLIS— Last week, Taiwan issued a rare public comment announcing its plans to continue buying U.S.-made weapons, stating that the purchases are helping to boost the U.S. economy. […]

CNN Cuts Off Reporter When She Mentions Hillary’s Role in Mass Incarceration

CNN Cuts Off Reporter When She Mentions Hillary’s Role in Mass Incarceration July 14th, 2016 Via: CNN: <!– –> […]

Casting Call for Extras, Actors During Cleveland RNC Violence

By Jon Rappoport of No More Fake News. Here’s your chance to take to the streets and protest for a cause you believe in. Many thousands will be at your side. When the violence hits, you can run, go crazy, and hopefully escape police batons, water cannons, and flying bullets… This isn’t one company looking […]

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