Police standoff with another suicidal sailor leads to eviction threat for family

August 29, 2012  

Last week there a navy man was arrested after a shotgun standoff with police.  The sailor apparently was suicidal.  This week the newspaper reported on another standoff where a sailor threatened to... 

Sailor arrested in shotgun stand-off in an apparent suicide attempt

August 29, 2012  

Last week Thursday, a Hawaiʻi sailor was arrested after a standoff with a shotgun. He was arrested on suspicion of four counts of terroristic threatening and two counts of firearms offenses.  The Honolulu... 

Legislators step in on military aircraft noise

August 13, 2012  

As the Marine Corps proposes to expand in Hawaiʻi, the Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that even the military communities in Kailua and Kāneʻohe are already complaining about aircraft noise and safety. ... 

Toxic “Rainbow” across the Pacific: New Information Revealed About Agent Orange

August 10, 2012  

Today is the 67th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki.  Rebecca Solnit wrote on Facebook: In 1995 a woman who survived the bombing of Nagasaki (67 years ago today) came to San Francisco... 

Sikh Temple Shooter, White Supremacism and the U.S. Military

August 9, 2012  

On Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman discusses the white supremacist beliefs and military connection of Wade Michael Page who attacked a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. In the first interview, she talks with Pete... 

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... 

Poem by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner from the Marshall Islands

August 1, 2012  

Check out this powerful poem by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner about the effects of nuclear colonialism in the Marshall Islands.  Read More →