Upstate Drone Action Earthday 2023, Delivering Subpoenas to Friends of the Merchants of Death

Upstate Drone Action Earthday 2023, Delivering Subpoenas to Friends of the Merchants of Death

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by Jack Gilroy, published in Veterans For Peace Newsletter | Spring 2023 25

Click HERE to see a playlist of 1 or 2 minute  videos from each site: Syracuse Federal Bldg, Chase Bank, Bishops Chancellary, Lockheed Martin and Hancock Air Base. Filmed and edited by Nate Henshaw, produced by Mary Anne Grady Flores

An Earth Day celebration mocking the clever fools of the war machine produced a lot of grim fun in Syracuse, New York, on Friday, April 21. A coalition of peace groups including Upstate Drone Action, Veterans For Peace Chapter 90, Peace Action, UpState PaxChristi, and Ithaca Catholic Worker had already issued subpoenas to six merchants of death and their enablers in the Syracuse community to testify at the November 2023 Merchants of Death Tribunal. Now it was time to hear from the war enablers themselves.  Continue reading “Upstate Drone Action Earthday 2023, Delivering Subpoenas to Friends of the Merchants of Death”

Anti-Drone Activists in Action  (Video)

Anti-Drone Activists in Action (Video)

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Activists with the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars at Hancock Air National Guard Base stand up to the base personnel, and then to the courts in their effort to draw attention to the expanding Drone force there.  This video is from 8 years ago, but the Anti-Drone coalition from across upstate New York has been active for more than a decade, since the base began it’s transformation into a hub for Killer Drones.  Hancock is a national training hub for drone technicians and engineers, as well as a location where drones are flown over West Asia and elsewhere 24/7.    Continue reading “Anti-Drone Activists in Action (Video)”

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