On Hiroshima Day 2008, peace activists in San Francisco protest against Ubisoft, developer of the video game "America's Army," a major recruitment tool for the U.S. military aimed at children as young as 13, contravening international law.
In this third part of a six-part series, journalist and documentary photographer David Bacon, author of the forthcoming book Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants, explains how the U.S. Mexico border helps create cheap labor for U.S. corporations. 9:31
Feb. 12, 2008. Angered by a letter from the Berkeley city council stating that Marine recruiters were not welcome in that city, right-wing supporters of the war in Iraq held a demonstration in front of the city hall. Code Pink, The World Can't Wait, and other anti-war groups held a camp-out on the city hall lawn the night before and greeted the pro-war demonstrators when they arrived.
Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, is where U.S. military interrogators are trained. It is also where the "interrogation" manuals used at the infamous School of the Americas were written. On November 18, 2007, in coordination with the protests at Ft. Benning's School of the Americas, 300 peace and anti-torture activists came together at the gates of Ft. Huachuca to demand an end to torture, the closing of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and an end to the war and occupation in Iraq.
Animal rights activists at the entrance to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom amusement park in Vallejo, California, protest the park's abuse of its elephants, and demand the the animals be retired to a Northern California sanctuary where they may roam freely for the remainder of their lives.