Berkeley City Council Supports South Koreans Resisting Jeju Island US Navy Base
Thu 5 Dec 2013 12:18 pm filed by admin - Korea, United States
By David Swanson
On Jeju Island, an environmental jewel sixty miles south of the Korean Peninsula, a massive naval base is being built to house US warships, submarines and aircraft carriers, serving as a key forward base for the " US Pacific Pivot", and turning the region into a hair trigger for global confrontation. Seven years of principled non-violent struggle by the affected villagers have resulted mostly in endless beatings, arrests, fines, imprisonment; a growing international solidarity movement; but little tangible in the way of political support from any national or local government.
Tue 3 Dec 2013 08:56 pm filed by admin - International
'9/11 in the Academic Community', winner of the 2011 University of Toronto Film Festival, is a unique documentary that consists of interviews of recognized professors discussing their experiences regarding academia’s treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11.