Stories by Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin is cofounder of the peace group CodePink. Her new book is Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection (OR Books, September 2016). subscribe to Medea Benjamin's feed

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A pay to play scandal could hurt the Clinton campaign

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Congress has 30 days to block the sale of these weapons. It is a moral imperative that they do so.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

NATO's annual summit is an excellent opportunity to rethink the alliance.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

An aider and abetter of Saudi Arabia's cluster bomb wars against Yemen.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Instead of defending our nation as the Constitution stipulates, we interfere in other nations’ internal affairs.

Posted on: May 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Peace in the Middle East will not be furthered by Israeli-Saudi collaboration.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

He can save lives and help ease religious tensions in the region.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2016, Source: Verso Books

In the lead-up to International Women's Day, we present an excerpt from False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Clinton celebrated selling fighter jets and other weapons to a government that used them to interfere in Yemen.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

May we bring in the new year truly striking back at the injustices of the empire.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. involvement in the Yemen crisis can be summed up in four words: allegiance to Saudi Arabia.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Is this really a democracy?

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The bombing should be a moment to reflect on the 14 years of US intervention in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Iran’s no democratic paradise. But on many counts, Washington’s Saudi allies are even worse.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Ending an old economic embargo would be a win-win for Cubans and Americans.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

'While the flotilla didn’t make it here, Israel didn’t win.'

Posted on: May 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Thousands have participated in sit-ins and blockades in response to a proposed complex.

Posted on: May 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

U.S.-Saudi relations are the materialization of a business agreement that turns a blind eye to basic human rights.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Is the U.S. government really accepting Cuba as a sovereign nation that has chosen a different path?

Posted on: Mar 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Demonstrators will protest past interventions and the possibility of a new war with Iran.

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