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Militarization in the Pacific – Teresia Teaiwa

November 3, 2012  

Church of the Crossroads, United Church of Christ A Just Peace and Open and Affirming Congregation The Watada Lectures 2012 November 8-11 Militarization in the Pacific featuring Dr. Teresia Teaiwa Thurs.... 

Wisconsin Sikh shooting suspect a White Supremacist Army veteran

August 6, 2012  

Bloomberg News reports “Wisconsin Sikh Shooting Suspect Said To Be Army Veteran” (August 6, 2012): The gunman suspected of killing six people before police shot him dead at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee was... 

Hickam F-22 pilot has “in-flight emergency” due to lack of oxygen

July 17, 2012  

Last week Tuesday, July 10, 2012, a Hawaii Air National Guard pilot experienced oxygen deprivation while flying an F-22 Raptor, the most advanced fighter aircraft in the U.S. military arsenal. The AP reported... 

64 Drone Bases in the U.S., including two in Hawai’i

June 14, 2012  

Public Intelligence produced an interactive map and table of known U.S. drone bases within the U.S.  Hawai’i is listed as having two such bases: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay has the Raven... 

Employee of a “8(a) Native Hawaiian Organization” security firm sentenced for embezzlement

June 8, 2012  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported “Woman sentenced for pocketing salaries of ‘phantom’ employees” (June 7, 2012): A former employee of a Native Hawaiian organization that provides... 

Was Kalaeloa / Barbers Point land banked for possible military return?

May 14, 2012  

The U.S. decision to disperse 9000 Marines from Okinawa to various locations around the Pacific, including 2700 to Hawaiʻi is generating much anxiety and opposition from affected communities as well as... 

Crisis and the Creeping Militarization of US Society

February 22, 2012  

  This past weekend, Kanaka Maoli activist and cultural practitioner Andre Perez reported that during the closing ceremony of Makahiki at Ka’ena Point, their group observed an unmanned aerial... 

U.S. military reductions in Okinawa adds up to more militarization of Hawai’i

February 22, 2012  

Despite much bellyaching from the Pentagon about having to go on a diet, President Obama himself stated, “Over the next 10 years, the growth in the defense budget will slow, but the fact of the... 

Starve the Beast

February 15, 2012  

In light of the United States’ current fiscal crisis and the cost of maintaining the vast network of military bases and expensive weapons programs, Mike Prokosh, national coordinator of the New Priorities... 

The Crash and Burn Future of Robot Warfare: What 70 Downed Drones Tell Us About the New American Way of War

January 18, 2012  

In “The Crash and Burn Future of Robot Warfare: What 70 Downed Drones Tell Us About the New American Way of War” on TomDispatch, Nick Turse reviews military drone accident reports that “offer... 

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