On Tuesday sixteen of us were arrested as we demonstrated against drone warfare at Beale Air Force Base, where pilots at computer stations guide Global Hawk Drones in identifying targets for Predator and Reaper “killer drones.” Advanced robotic long distance killing machines are not only cruel, unethical, and illegal; they are a waste of the precious lives of our brothers and sisters in other lands and a waste of tax dollars that could be used to create better lives here and goodwill around the world. 491 more words
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Recognizing our need to support one another, to overcome the scourges of our time, to pick up a pace commensurate to the needs of those surrounding us, focused on our sick society with the same determination to heal that we would bring to a very sick child, we all have the task of going beyond our places of comfort, of escaping the stable and trotting if we can’t manage to gallop, of building new affinities in which to imagine and then co-create a better world.
Peace activist Kathy Kelly, who is currently serving a three month prison sentence for participating in a nonviolent drone protest, will be at four northern California events in May after her release. 226 more words
on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 9 a.m. 34 degrees, slush, icy rain – tonight to go to 13 – just came back from friendly Mocha – the Mexican Rudolfo struggling with the snow, Miguel, also Mexican, made it – and the sweet Polish waitress, Magdalena, she calls herself Maggie – stayed for the night with her sister in Astoria – she finished a two year nursing course, but needs four years to qualify for RN (used to be two) – she moved to New Jersey and goes to Bergen College, even that verry expensive. 1,086 more words