Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Occupational Hazards

Japan Today reports that 24,000 people formed a human chain around a U.S. military base in Okinawa last Sunday, demanding an end to 60 years of military occupation.

Below, Chalmers Johnson has more on the occupation of Okinawa, and the brutalizing and corrupting effect of America's plantation of military colonies around the world.

Three Rapes: The Status of Forces Agreement and Okinawa. (Via TomDispatch.com)