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Monthly Archives: May 2010

No Local Consent: 84% of Okinawans oppose new military base construction at Henoko

PHOTO: Nago Citizens’ Gathering on May 28 to protest the U.S. and Japanese Governments’ joint statement to build a new base in Henoko. 1,200 people attended. (photo from Dugong Keijiban blog.) English translation of the Mainichi News poll originally posted at the Peace Philosophy Center website Latest Mainichi Shimbun poll, conducted from May 28 to […]

Joint Statement by Ginowan and Nago City Mayors

Translation of the Joint Statement by Ginowan and Nago City Mayors to Oppose the Construction of Futenma Replacement Facility within Okinawa.

Brown-Bag Discussion: Out of Okinawa: Military Bases and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Join us for a discussion with Gavan McCormack, emeritus professor at Australian National University, titled: "Out of Okinawa: Military Bases and the U.S.-Japan Alliance." The event is on Monday, May 10th at noon at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.

Chalmers Johnson’s Op-Ed in the LA Times

Professor Chalmers Johnson's op-ed in the Los Angeles Times opposing plans for a new U.S. military base in Okinawa.