|A recent Overpass Light Brigade demonstration, |
of which there will be several more this weekend in San Diego
Fox 5 San Diego recently featured San Diego Veterans for Peace member Dave Patterson discussing the way in which drones enable unconstitutional extrajudicial killing by decree. As highlighted by a recent article in the Daily Beast, however, San Diego is uniquely positioned, as a center of the U.S. drone industry, to grapple with the very real conflict of interest this burgeoning industry founded on the violation of constitutional liberties and the killing of foreigners in far-off lands presents.
|A recent protest at General Atomics Corporation highlights the stark tradeoff implied|
in San Diego's embrace of the drone industry.
As is happening throughout the nation, a growing, vocal resistance in San Diego is eschewing the drone industry's and President Obama's attempts to make drone warfare the inevitable future of American foreign policy. Follow the livestream and check back here for frequent updates on the events of the weekend.