University of Vermont student Benjamin Dube, one of the dozens of other activists present at the event, leaned out a window of the lobby, and pointed to the GD building, explaining, "This is the gas tank of the war machine, and we are the sugar."
While holding a bag of bread and fruit for those inside the lobby, bearded, 20 year old activist, Dube
said "it's becoming clear that after five years people are against the war.
And throughout New England there are weapons manufacturers making it possible for the US
to subjugate the Iraqis.
participated in the protest at GD in part because in spite of all the economic needs in the US
, hundreds of billions of dollars are being spent in on the wars abroad.
"Our government is not dealing with the problems in our economy and global warming, and at the same time we're giving tax breaks to weapons manufacturers like GD.
Regarding the importance of the group's tactics, Dube
said, "We are trying to renew the focus of anti-war activism more on the complicity of our communities in war."