Posts Tagged: Hawaii
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
Hawaii's members of Congress sit at the linchpin of a huge realignment of U.S. military power. Good luck getting them to talk about it.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
A no-softballs interview with the woman who will be the first Hindu member of Congress.
The sooner Hawaii recognizes that it would be better off with a drastically reduced dependency on the military, the better.
Violence against women, violation of local autonomy, and contamination of the environment are all part of the U.S. military footprint in Asia.