How US Military Fuels Climate Emergency - Shared screen with speaker view
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Jim will send me his slides and I can send them out afterwards, along with links from his talk.
Join up to kill the planet?
Right. “Non-binding” we can’t even make our survival binding.
Doesn’t Abby Martin say military industrial complex the the largest emitter of GH gasses?
Here's a link to an article I wrote a few years ago about the relationship between militarism and climate change, and the connection of both to the labor movement. https://meisenscher.medium.com/an-inconvenient-truth-that-al-gore-missed-51451599985f
DoD in debt but let’s pick on the Post office. Ugh
Israel. How much does US spend on it vs how much does Israel spend on itself?
WWII people were rationing for “the war effort.” Why is that unthinkable now?
“Don’t let democrats off the hook.” Talking points for Chuck Schumer? Congressman Joe Morelle?
Show up at mid-term election candidate events to raise questions of the candidates. Write letters to the editor. Write op-eds for local papers.
In NYC there is a Move-the-Money coalition that is getting city council members to sign onto a resolution calling for cuts to military spending. https://moneyforhumanneeds.org/new-york-city-2/
Putin is NOT the problem.Valensky a paid USA puppet.Throughout WWI USA imperialism, oil a problem .1979 when people of Iran evicted USA appointed Shah, Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism began with George Bush Senior and Israeli Militants.USA became hysterical when USA appointed Shah was evicted —- knew then of alternative energies—- sought war making .All wars created to increase USA military complex.Discussion —- my experiences discussion and obsession —- difficult .There has to be a higher way.No difference in two political party.Ralph Nader, William Pepper and MLK, Jr. tried to create third parties.
Tara V, WPSR
yes thank you for that presentation. I'd love to share that data to more orgs I work with
Jim Rine VFP Detroit
Jim Rine’s contact information: – email@example.com and cell – 281 414 1386Links within VFP Climate Crisis & Militarism Project https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis(1) Tracking Federal Climate Efforts: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis/federalefforts(2) Exploring Issues: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis/exploreissues(3) Support H. Res. 767: Take Action: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Military (salsalabs.org)
Thanks for a great briefing!
Thanks for sending slides
If we want serious cuts to military spending, we must also have a plan to insulate people who are in the military and work for the military-industrial complex from having to bear the social cost of those cuts (lost jobs, income, etc.)
Reject Raytheon AVL: http://rejectraytheonavl.com/
Gotta run to local political debate. Thanks!
The "Just Transition" we need for climate change is the same Just Transition we need for military conversion.
War Industry Resisters Network (WIRN): https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/war-industry-resisters-network
If 2025 is the year, what point is 2050?
They are banking on carbon capture and storage - an technology that is unproven, costly and would not provide a solution at scale in time to avoid cataclysm.
Antiwar, anti-militarism, climate and other social justice memes: https://bit.ly/SolidarityINFOServiceMemes and SolidarityINFOService News Service: https://bit.ly/SISNews
Thank you for an excellent presentation. I look forward to getting the recording and link to the slides.
Thank you, Jim and Reject Raytheon
Tara V, WPSR
thank you so much