Archive for July, 2018

Early Warning Signs of FASCISM

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF

FASCISM

POWERFUL AND CONTINUING NATIONALISM

DISDAIN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

IDENTIFICATION OF ENEMIES AS A UNITING CAUSE

SUPREMACY OF THE MILITARY

RAMPANT SEXISM

CONTROLLED MASS MEDIA

OBSESSION WITH NATIONAL SECURITY

RELIGION AND GOVERNMENT INTERTWINED

CORPORATE POWER PROTECTED

LABOR POWER SUPPRESSED

DISDAIN FOR INTELLECTUALS AND THE ARTS

OBSESSION WITH CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

RAMPANT CRONYISM AND CORRUPTION

FRAUDULENT  ELECTIONS

Source: From a display in the U.S. Holocaust Museum

SPEAK UP NOW! DO NOT BE SILENT!

1. Mourn all victims of violence. 2. Reject war as a solution. 3. Defend civil liberties. 4. Oppose all discrimination, anti-Islamic, anti-Semitic, anti-Hawaiian, etc.
5. Seek peace through peaceful means and work for justice in Hawai`i and around the world.
Contact: Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action
P.O. Box 489 Kurtistown, Hawai’i 96760 Phone (808) 966-7622. Email: ja@malu-aina.org
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July 13, 2018 Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet — 877th week – Fridays 3:30-5PM downtown Post Office

July 9, 2018 videos of Stop RIMPAC Bombing of Hawaii forum

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
 
 
VIDEO: RIMPAC Forum – Dr. Pang On DU, Unethical Human Experimentation
 
 
VIDEO: RIMPAC Forum – Pohakuloa Cultural Monitor Shares Experience

Photos of Stop RIMPAC Bombing protests on several islands

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

https://www.stoprimpac.org

Indigenous Peoples – Protecting the land and the water – this an awesome article

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Indigenous Peoples – Protecting the land and the water – this an awesome article

http://www.summitzine.com/posts/the-rise-of-a-new-global-indigenous-left/

Revised 6-8PM Stop RIMPAC Bombing Community Forum Monday, July 9 at the Keaau Community Center Please pass the word

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Stop RIMPAC Bombing Hawaii!

RIMPAC Community Forum

      On Monday, July 9, 2018 there will be a free Public Forum on RIMPAC 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Keaau Community Center. Among the speakers will be Kealoha Pisciotta, Mauna Kea Anaina Hou president and former cultural monitor on Pohakuloa Training Area; Dr. Lorrin Pang, MD and retired 25 years with the Army Medical Corps, and Isaac “Paka” Harp, Vice-President of the Hawaiian Patriotic League. Please pass the word on this important event. Mahalo.

      From June 27 until Aug. 2, 2018 some 26 nations (including Israel for the first time) will participate in RIMPAC war games on land, sea and air in and around Hawaii.  Participating will be 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel.  The war exercises include bombing and shelling the 133,000-acre Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) located in the center of Hawaii Island.

      Pohakuloa is used as a live-fire target by the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines and is contaminated with a wide range of military toxins, including Depleted Uranium (DU) radiation. Despite this contamination the base continues to be bombed, (more than 15 million live-rounds annually) spreading the DU oxide dust particles around the island. Doctor Lorrin Pang, MD, retired Army Medical Corps, says that inhaled DU oxide dust particles can cause cancer and genetic damage.

      Hawaii Island is undergoing tremendous trauma from Kilauea Volcano lava flows and earthquakes. Thousands of people have been displaced from their homes, farms, and businesses.  We do not need to add to the trauma by RIMPAC  bombing of our island home.  We ask that the bombing be stopped immediately.

      If the military wants to truly protect the people of Hawaii island, forgo RIMPAC 2018 and use the money for housing and other lava relief efforts.

Protect People, Plants, and Animals, Air, Land, and Sea…

  1. Mourn all victims of violence. 2. Reject war as a solution. 3. Defend civil liberties.
    4. Oppose all discrimination, anti-Islamic, anti-Semitic, anti-Hawaiian, etc.
    5. Seek peace through peaceful means and work for justice in Hawai`i and around the world.
    Contact: Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action

    P.O. Box 489 Kurtistown, Hawai’i 96760 Phone
    (808) 966-7622. Email: ja@malu-aina.org
    Sign up on our website to receive our posts 
    http://www.malu-aina.org/

July 6, 2018 Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet — 876th week – Fridays 3:30-5PM downtown Post Office