Category Archives: Education

PLC History 1974-1980

The Pacific Life Community has an ongoing mission: to disarm nuclear weapons (specifically the Trident weapon system) along the West Coast. Our story started in the mid-70s and continues to the present. To catch up on the first chapter of … Continue reading

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Remember the “Golden Rule” Direct Action against Nuclear Testing

An article from the History News Network entitled, “The ‘Golden Rule’ Will Sail Again,” describes how one crew of anti-nuclear activists sailed into a Pacific ocean nuclear test zone in their ship, “Golden Rule,” despite injunctions and regulations prohibiting their … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin’s Keyhole into Space

A recent article from Spaceflight Now, Delta 4-Heavy’s hush-hush payload found and identified, describes the latest in a series of “security” satellites launched into space. This latest is believed to have been designed and built by Lockheed Martin. See our … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin, Eisenhower, and the Military Industrial Complex

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s famous farewell speech to the nation in which he warned against the rise of a “military-industrial complex.” Watch Democracy Now’s interview with William Hartung, director of the Arms and … Continue reading

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30 years of Nuclear Resistance

The folks at Nuclear Resister put together an 18 minute slide show with music celebrating 30 years of Nukewatch, the Nuclear Resister and the Plowshares 8, with lots of photos of anti-nuclear actions, including Plowshares actions, and a couple of … Continue reading

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Is Lockheed Martin Shadowing You?

In preparation for PLC 2011, we’re putting up articles and information related to Lockheed Martin which is the focus of this year’s Pacific Life Community gathering. William D. Hartung has written an article “Is Lockheed Martin Shadowing You?” which describes … Continue reading

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Guide for Nonviolent Direct Actions

The Pacific Life Community is a group of grass-roots activists dedicated to nonviolent direct action for the abolition of nuclear weapons which threaten all life on earth. The San Francisco Bay Area hosts of PLC 2011 endorse this Guide for Non-violent Acts of Witness from Ground Zero. Continue reading

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