Category Archives: Reflections

Lockheed action against Trident…from 1979

Bob Aldridge, member of the Penninsula Pacific Life Community remembers this action: In this particular action groups of protesters invaded several Lockheed buildings by simply walking past security guards without stopping, and then dispersed inside to deliver leaflets to workers. … Continue reading

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Nevada’s Nuclear Resistance History

This was shown at the PLC 2014 gathering in Las Vegas, near Newe Sogobia, when the PLC did 4 vigils in three days! Here’s the link from NDE, for full resolution: Slide Show of 60 years of history (MPEG) Slide … Continue reading

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Opening Warrior Eyes

After participating in last month’s Pacific Life Community demos in Las Vegas, Lorin Peters spent some time in reflection and wrote the following essay from what he likes to think of as his “Gandhian” point of view. Lorin has been a long time … Continue reading

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Swadeshi Works!

Editor’s Note: Lorin Peters attended the recent Pacific Life Community gathering in Las Vegas. During the retreat he made several references to Gandhi’s vision of “swadeshi”, the self-reliant world Gandhi was trying to build. Lorin wrote the following reflection about … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Parrine’s statement to the court

Editor’s Note:  The October 21st Federal trial of seven of the PLC 2013 resisters is a now a memory.  I summarized the trial in a previous post.  Mary Jane Parrine prepared a statement of her intentions to present to the … Continue reading

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PLC Nuclear Resisters on Trial in Tacoma on October 21st

Greetings Nuclear Abolitionists Everywhere, Please join in supporting the Pacific Life Community members who will soon stand trial before a Federal magistrate judge for their resistance to nuclear weapons. Seven members of the Pacific Life Community who were arrested at … Continue reading

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The Butterfly and the Submarine

Editor’s Introduction: Shelley Douglass and her husband Jim Douglass were among the co-founders of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, which purchased 3.8 acres bordering Bangor’s Trident nuclear submarine base in 1977. As members of the Pacific Life Community, founded in … Continue reading

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