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Navy cites increased risk of sonar as the military gears up for RIMPAC

May 11, 2012  

The AP reported today “Navy cites increased risk of sonar” (May 11, 2012) that the Navy has doubled its estimate of the number of marine mammals that could be harmed by powerful sonar tests... 

“Living Along the Fenceline” in Jeju

October 6, 2011  

The Stars and Stripes reports that “Naval base puts S. Korea’s ‘island of world peace’ in hot spot”: JEJU ISLAND, South Korea — This country’s southernmost major island... 

Message from the International Women’s Network Against Militarism to the peoples movement for No Naval Base on Jeju!

September 5, 2011  

Message from the  International Women’s Network Against Militarism to the peoples movement for No Naval Base on Jeju!  September 1, 2011 Dear friends in the struggle against US military expansion at... 

U.S., China broach South China Sea in Hawaii talks

June 26, 2011  

Travis Quezon, the editor of the Hawaii Independent, covered recent U.S.-China security talks in Hawai’i for Reuters. The United States and China kicked off a new round of consultations on the Asia... 

Crosshairs on Kaneohe

May 11, 2011  

As reported previously on this site, there is a campaign by elected officials and residents of Whidbey Island, Washington to keep the Navy’s new P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Puget Sound rather than... 

‘Raptors’ grounded over defects

May 8, 2011  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that: The Air Force has grounded its entire fleet of F-22 Raptors, including those in Hawaii, because of concerns about the system that delivers oxygen to pilots... 

Hawaii is no place for P-8 squadrons

May 2, 2011  

I came across this letter to the editor from the Puget Sound area arguing against the relocation of P-8 squadrons to Marine Corps Base Hawai’i Kaneohe Bay: Hawaii is no place for P-8 squadrons By... 

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, “The Butterfly and the Boiling Point – Charting the Wild Winds of Change in 2011″

April 21, 2011  

Rebecca Solnit a San Francisco Bay Area activist, artist, geographer and contributor to TomDispatch wrote a beautiful and hopeful article analyzing the wave of uprisings and revolutionary unrest sweeping... 

Remembering Pearl Harbor, forgetting Ke Awalau o Pu’uloa

December 29, 2010  

I recently visited the new exhibition at the Arizona Memorial.  The exhibit is ripe for political, psychological and cultural analyses.  But here I only offer a few initial impressions: On the one hand,... 

California study shows low levels of perchlorate affect infants

December 12, 2010  

A new study shows newborns in perchlorate contaminated areas have a 50% chance of having impaired thyroid function. Perchlorate is an oxidizer used in rocket propellant that attacks the thyroid. ... 

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