Manufacturing Wars to Sell Weapons Jan. 4, 2019 Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet

Manufacturing Wars to Sell Weapons

     Since 9/11 the US has spent nearly $6 Trillion Dollars on war, killing, wounding and making refugees millions of people and creating chaos and mass destruction in numerous countries.  As a result, hatred toward the U.S. has grown and many people now see the U.S. as the greatest threat to peace on the planet.

      While many suffer and die, US corporate arms makers have profited enormously –companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrup Grumman, General Dynamics, United Technologies, etc.

      In the 1990s, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, enemies had to be manufactured to keep the military budget expanding.  The right wing think tank “Project for a New American Century”  said that in order for the US empire to remain the world’s dominant power in the 21st century, it needs a new enemy and a triggering event to rationalize its domination. It needs — “A New Pearl Harbor.”  Then came 9/11 and the Endless Wars of Terrorism fighting terrorism.  In recent years, we have the born again demonizing of Russia  as the evil of all evil. To see how we are manipulated on behalf of corporate interests read

When will we ever learn?  Stand up and speak up now!

Wage Peace NOT War!

  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
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Jan. 4, 2019 Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet — week 902 – Fridays 3:30-5PM downtown Post Office