Dear World, Here’s How to Close Your U.S. Military Bases, by David Swanson

Rise Up Times

A couple examples:
In 2007 localities in the Czech Republic held referenda that matched national opinion polls and demonstrations; their opposition moved their government to refuse to host a U.S. base. 
The people of Puerto Rico kicked the U.S. Navy out of Culebra in 1974, and after years of effort, out of Vieques in 2003.

By David Swanson  World Beyond War  March 25, 2019

Dublin, Ireland, International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Opening Demonstration, November 16, 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

If you live among the Other 96% — that portion of humanity that the U.S. government does not claim to represent, but where the U.S. military maintains some 1,000 major military bases, here are some helpful tips and past examples of success.

First of all, do everything you can to let people in the United States know how much they are paying financially for the bases in…

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