German Activists in Solidarity with US Drone Protesters

Elsa Rassbach sent the following in support of the Creech events, an antiwar convergence to Shut Down Creech Drone operations: “SHUT DOWN CREECH!” – MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY FROM THE GERMAN DRONE CAMPAIGN  The German Drone Campaign (Drohnen-Kampagne) sends greetings of solidarity for your courageous actions on March 4th-6th in Nevada to “Shut Down Creech!” The […]

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No Justice for Drone Protesters

Gagged and Censored: Justice is not Served for Drone Protester in Wisconsin Court by Joy First In May of 2014 Bonnie Block and Jim Murphy were arrested at Volk Field, a Wisconsin Air National Guard Base where they train operators to pilot Shadow drones with cameras to do surveillance and “target acquisition” so that the […]

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Did Berkeley Just Save Us From Drones or Target Us With Drones?

By David Swanson.   Reprinted from  War is a Crime.org. Cities and states across the United States have been taking various actions against drones, while the federal government rolls ahead with project fill the skies. Robert L. Meola has been working for years now to get Berkeley to catch up with other localities and claim […]

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Commercial Drones and the Slippery Slope

Ed Kinane’s latest Op Ed, originally published on Truthout.org as:  The FAA’s Broadening Regulations: Commercial Drones and the Slippery Slope The Federal Aviation Administration, bowing to persistent corporate and congressional drone caucus pressure, on February 15 issued “A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” seeking public input. The proposed rules seek to regulate the commercial and government […]

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Export of Armed Drones Approved

The United States government has just eased regulations on selling drones to other countries.  According to the New York Times, “The Obama administration is amending its regulations for weapons sales to allow the export of armed military drones to friendly nations and allies.”    In a later article they say that State Department Officials say “sales […]

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Buffalo Letter to NYS Senators About Drones

Niagara Falls Air Force Reserve Station is currently being transformed into a drone operations center. February 9, 2015 Dear Senators Gillibrand and Schumer, During the week of February 2 – 9, 2015, across the state of NY, citizens are meeting with your respective staff members to express our concerns and provide important information on the […]

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