Keep Space for Peace Week

International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space

October 2 - 9 2010

No Missile Defense
Stop the Drones
Convert the Military Industrial Complex!
Bring Our War $$ Home

See: From Space, No One Can Watch You Die

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October 2-9
LOCAL ACTIONS

  1. Agra, India (Oct 13)  Bruce Gagnon speaks with local activists about space issues jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  2. Albuquerque, New Mexico (Oct 2) Protest at Kirtland AFB, Truman Gate, 10:00 am-noon stopthewarmachine@comcast.net

  3. Albuquerque, New Mexico (Oct 2) Showing of Pax Americana & the Weaponization of Space, Guild Theatre, 1:00 pm stopthewarmachine@comcast.net

  4. Argentina - Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space will be shown in a Cordoba cinema during space week

  5. Asheville, North Carolina (Oct 15) Physicians for Social Responsibility & Asheville Unitarian Universalist Church's next Social Justice Film Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space with two opportunities to see this film - 12 Noon and 7:00 pm patrie.wncpsr@main.nc.us

  6. Bath Iron Works, Maine (Oct 9) Vigil across from administration building on Washington Street, 11:30-12:30 am Smilin’ Trees Disarmament Farm (207) 763-4062

  7. Bhopal, India (Oct 11) Bruce Gagnon speaks with local activists about space issues jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  8. Bloomington, Indiana (Oct 4) WILPF screening and discussion of "Silent Screams", DVD featuring guided drone attacks on Afghanistan and Pakistan, and pleading for end to wars and no drone attacks on Iran library336@yahoo.com

  9. Bradford, England (Sept 27-Oct 8) U.S. Missile Defence Exhibition at Bradford Library, Yorkshire CND info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk

  10. Bradford, England (Oct 5) Showing Pax Americana and the Weaponisation of Space, Desmond Tutu House, 2 Ashgrove, Bradford, Yorkshire CND info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk

  11. Bridgend , Vale of Glamorgan, Cymru -Wales (Oct 5) Friends' Meeting House, Showing of Pax Americana & the Weaponization of Space Contact: Pete Thompson petethommo@gn.apc.org or George Crabb 01446-77-44-52; Organised by Bridgend CND

  12. Chile - Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space will show in 5 cinemas across the country during space week

  13. Colorado Springs, Colorado (Oct 8) Vigil at noon outside the office of the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council. Theme will be opposition to current dependency on military spending, especially Star Wars and Cyber War spending with a strong suggestion that we move the money to other endeavors bsulzman@juno.com

  14. Colorado Springs, Colorado (Oct 8) Demonstration at 3:30 pm outside the gates of Schriever AFB, home of the Space Warfare Center and numerous other Star Wars programs bsulzman@juno.com

  15. DesMoines, Iowa (October 2-10) DeMoines WILPF Branch mailed out almost a hundred copies of Silent Screams to U.S. Branches and to international offices in New York and Geneva.. An Iowa member wrote, narrated and produced this DVD on the human cost of satellite guided drone warfare. karlahansen@hotmail.com

  16. Duluth, Minnesota Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space will be shown during space week, Andy Anderson (218) 724-1891

  17. Fairbanks, Alaska.(Oct. 2) 1-4:30, Noel Wien Library meeting room: Kick off of the Bring our War $$ Home project and report on Missile Defense and the Militarization of Space info@nonukesnorth.net

  18. Florence, Oregon (Oct 9) Showing Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space at Siuslaw Public Library, 4:30 pm shenderson88@hotmail.com

  19. Fort Mead, Maryland (Oct 9) The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore will visit the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade at 10 AM. Contact Max Obuszewski at mobuszewski@verizon.net or 410-366-1637

  20. Fylingdales, England (Oct 4) Guided walk to launch the new guide to Fylingdales U.S. radar facility. Bring weatherproof clothing and sturdy footwear. Meet Hole Of Horcome Car Park, A169, near Whitby, 2pm, Yorkshire CND info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk

  21. Fukuoka, Japan (Oct 3) Public forum on space weaponization at Salon de Sofia, 2:00 pm, seamesky@sand.ocn.ne.jp

  22. Jalgaon, India (Oct 4) Round table discussion of space issues in the Nutan Marathi College  jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  23. Jammu, India (Oct 15) Bruce Gagnon speaks with local activists about space issues jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  24. Jeju Island, South Korea (Oct. 2-9) Prof. Yang Yoon-Mo, one-man protest in front of the makeshift gate of the planned Jeju naval base area, Gangjeong village, for one hour, everyday during the Keep Space for Peace Week. The slogan is, “No Jeju naval base from our bloody tax, which will contribute to arms race and militarization & weaponization of space!” kkipopo@naver.com

  25. Kaua`i, Hawai`i (Oct 9) Gathering at the corner of Kaumuali'i Highway and Kalepa Street, Lihu`e, Kaua`i, Hawai`i from 10am-1pm Kaua`i contact: Fred Dente, Alliance for Peace and Social Justice koikoi1@hawaii.rr.com

  26. Leeds, England (Oct 6) Showing Pax Americana and the Weaponisation of Space at Leeds Metropolitan University, Bronte Hall, G13, Headingley Campus, 6pm, Yorkshire CND info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk

  27. Kansas City, Kansas (Sept 30) Showing Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space at 7:00 pm at the Holy Family Catholic Worker House, at 31st and Harrison. annsuellen@gmail.com

  28. Menwith Hill, England (Oct 2) Demonstration at NSA Spy Base in Yorkshire, Sponsored by CAAB mail@caab.corner.org.uk - see: http://www.vermilionsands.eu/invisibles/invisibles3.html

  29. Nagpur, India (Oct 3) Demonstration in the Railway Colony jnrao36@rediffmail.com

  30. Nagpur, India (Oct 7) Space issues meeting in the Matru Seva Sangh Institute of Social Work jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  31. Nagpur, India (Oct 9-11) National conference on Achieving a Nuclear Weapons and Missile Defense Free Asia jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  32. New York City, New York (Oct 4) WILPF Reaching Critical Will begins monitoring the General Assembly First Committee which meets during October and recommends disarmament agenda for the coming year. Subscribe to First Committee Monitor at http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/political/1com/FCM.html to follow discussion and recommendations on space law by delegates and NGOs.

  33. New York City, New York (Oct 7) Educational event from Noon to 1.30 pm Place: Bryant Park outskirts - 42nd Street between 5-6 Avenues

  34.  nyleaf@verizon.net

  35. North Andover, Massachusetts (Oct 4) Bruce Gagnon speaks at Merrimack College about Raytheon’s role in Star Wars, John Schuchardt  (978) 356-9395

  36. Omaha, Nebraska (Oct 16) Nebraskans for Peace annual peace conference will feature Mike Moore & Loring Wirbel on “The New StratCom's de facto motto: Warfighting Is Our Vocation” WalteRinne@neb.rr.com

  37. Oslo, Norway (Sept 27) Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space with panel discussion to follow, Literary House, 6:00 pm d-soerb@online.no

  38. Oxford, England (Sept 25) Pax Americana and the Weaponisation of Space film showing at East Oxford Community Centre, 8.00 pm, oxonpeace@yahoo.co.uk

  39. Portland, Oregon. (Oct 6 and 13) WILPF noon vigils and leafleting at Pioneer Square in the city center on "Help U.S. Keep Space for Peace, Prevent an Arms Race in Outer Space". Focus is on drones as examples of robot warfare guided by satellite. Carol.disarm@gmail.com

  40. Prague, Czech Republic (Oct 9) Demonstration in the Wenceslaw Square against demanded USA military base and anti-rocket center in the Czech Republic, Citizens Initiative No Bases czechpeace@volny.cz

  41. RAF Croughton, England (Oct 2)  Rally at U.S. communication base, noon-3:00 pm, Oxfordshire Peace Campaign, oxonpeace@yahoo.co.uk

  42. San Francisco, California (Oct 10) Codepink March and Rally on Golden Gate Bridge, Keep Space for Peace, Stop Drone Warfare ratherbenyckeling@comcast.net

  43. San Jose, California (Oct 8) Program on Drones=Terrorism and showing of Silent Screams video, WILPF, at San Jose Peace Center 7:00 pm grannies@wilpfsanjose.org

  44. Seattle, Washington (Oct 8) "Keep Space for Peace!" is the focus, featuring street theatre by The Loose Nukes and music by Seattle Raging Grannies to raise awareness of and stop the militarization and weaponization of space, with a special focus on local military aerospace contractor Boeing 11:00-1:00 pm, at Westlake Plaza, 4th and Pine. Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action subversivepeacemaking@comcast.net

  45. Sioux Falls, South Dakota (Oct 9) Discussion and prayer service at 1:00 pm at Caminando Juntos, 617 E. 7th Street gl_wieland@yahoo.com

  46. Spain Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space will show in 47 cinemas across the country during space week

  47. Srinagar, India (Oct 17-19) Bruce Gagnon speaks with local activists about space issues jnrao1936@rediffmail.com

  48. Tokyo, Japan (Oct 8) Symposium: How to construe the military plan under the Democratic Party of Japan 6:30 pm at PPS Conference Room kojis@agate.plala.or.jp

  49. Tucson, Arizona (Oct 1-4) Workshops on “Space war business” during Southwest Catholic Worker gathering http://encuentro.catholicworker.biz/schedule.html

  50. Tucson, Arizona(Oct 4) Vigil at Raytheon during Southwest Catholic Worker gathering nukeresister@igc.org

  51. Tucson, Arizona (Oct 9) WILPF forum and action meeting from 2-4 pm in the Himmel Park Library including film 'A Space for Peace' edelsky@earthlink.net

  52. Uruguay - Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space will show in 3 cinemas across the country during space week

  53. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (Oct 9) Nonviolent resistance at Lockheed Martin, the world's largest weapons corporation and space weapons contractor, brandywine@juno.com

  54. Vandenberg AFB, California (Oct 6) Vigil at Vandenberg AFB main gate 4:00-5:00 pm jdapel@yahoo.com

  55. Washington DC (Oct. 1) Bruce Gagnon speaks at Dorothy Day Catholic Worker House on space issues, 7:30 pm, Art Laffin, artlaffin@hotmail.com 202-360-6416

  56. Washington DC (Oct 4) Vigil at the Pentagon from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Art Laffin artlaffin@hotmail.com

  57. Washington DC (Oct 8) White House vigil from Noon - 1:00 p.m. Art Laffin, artlaffin@hotmail.com

PICTURES FROM THE ACTIONS

Brief Report on Nagpur Conference available here

SPEAKERS

Please contact these people directly to negotiate speaking dates, travel expenses, etc. during the week of local actions. They all have considerable expertise on the space issue.


ENTERTAINERS
(These fine singers/songwriters have space songs and other good political music)



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