Archive for the ‘Take Action!’ Category

Thomas Merton Prayer for Peace

Sunday, June 16th, 2024

Photos of Bibi Netanyahu and The Grim Reaper in Hilo

Sunday, June 16th, 2024

Photos of Bibi Netanyahu and The Grim Reaper in Hilo June 15th Hilo caravan for Palestine.  Ceasefire in Gaza!  End the Genocide by the US/Israel in Gaza!

 

Peace Not Extinction — Aloha ‘Aina Now!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Peace Not Extinction!

     The world faces a crisis of extinction through climate disaster and the threat of nuclear war. A common thread in both is what former US President and General Dwight David Eisenhower called the Military Industrial Complex (MIC). Today, the US military is the greatest consumer of oil and the largest emitter of CO2 on the planet. If you don’t think Climate disaster is real, you are not paying attention to reality: More intense storms, drought, flooding, heatwaves, fires, etc. The same can be said of the increasing threat of human extinction through global nuclear war. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock is now set at 90 seconds to Midnight – the Doomsday Hour.

     Former CIA intelligence analyst, Ray McGovern, has updated the Military Industrial Complex (MIC) to MICIMATT – The Military, Industrial, Congressional, Intelligence, Media, Academia, Think-Tank Complex. And McGovern says we are now living in a time of global nuclear crisis he labels Cuba 2.0. Sixty two years ago the Cuban missile crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war with the Soviet Union placing nuclear missiles in Cuba after the US placed nuclear weapons near the Soviet border in Turkey. Fortunately, dialogue took place and the Soviets agreed to remove their missiles from Cuba, and the US agreed to remove its missiles from Turkey and not to invade Cuba. The world took a great sigh of relief. Armageddon was avoided, but barely.

     Cuba 2.0 comes down to this. Recently, Ukraine, with US assistance, destroyed three Russian nuclear ballistic missile early warning radar networks, blinding the Russians to possible incoming attack missiles. In response, Russian ships with offensive strike missiles sailed into the Caribbean on the US doorstep, similar to the US poking China by sending ships into areas around Taiwan. Ray McGovern interview – Will Biden Heed Putin’s Warnings? https://www.youtube.com/live/DNNNvH3Xz3g?t=70s

     Dialogue and Ceasefires toward lasting peace, not more weapons and wars, need to be our world’s guiding light now more than ever. It’s true in Gaza where the death toll and destruction is heartbreaking. It is true in Ukraine. It is true with rising tensions between the US and China, North Korea, and armed conflicts all over the world. Violence begets violence! It is not a path toward peace.  Kapu Aloha (Non-violence) must become our way forward. As Bob Dylan said decades ago – “How many deaths will it take till” we learn —

           The World Wants Nuclear Disarmament and Climate Stability!

Aloha ‘Aina is in Everyone’s Best Interest!

1 . Mourn all victims of violence. 2. Reject violence & war as solutions. 3. Defend civil liberties.  4. Oppose all discrimination: anti-Islamic, anti-Semitic, anti-Hawaiian, anti-Black, anti-Asian, anti-Russian, anti-LGBTQ, etc. 5. Seek peace through peaceful means and work for justice in Hawai`i and around the world.

Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action

P.O. Box 489 Ola’a (Kurtistown), Hawai’i 96760

Phone (808) 966-7622 Email ja@malu-aina.org to receive our posts.

For more information see https://www.malu-aina.org

June 14, 2024, Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet – week 1185 – Fridays 3:30-5 PM downtown Post Office

Please share widely

Monday, June 10th, 2024

Jim Albertini 20-30 min interview on Pohakuloa

FreeHawaiiNews.com

Click on June videos and go to the 14:51 minute mark to see my interview

Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst interview on Cuba 2.0 happening now

Russia sending ships with offensive strike missiles into the Caribbean

https://www.youtube.com/live/DNNNvH3Xz3g?t=70s

 Beware of the dangers of MICIMATT — The Military, Industria,l Congressional, Intelligence, Media, Academia, Think-Tank Complex

Free Hawaii TV interview about Pohakuloa

Saturday, June 8th, 2024

Check out my 20-30 min interview on FreeHawaiiNews.com concerning Pohakuloa  It starts at the 14:51 minute mark.  Interview aired in June 2024  Please share widely.  Mahalo.