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: Dec 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. has abetted a humanitarian disaster in Yemen. Congress can't continue to look the other way.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The only way to end the humanitarian crisis is to end the conflict.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Reminder: Iraq posed absolutely no threat to the United States.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

“Standing Rock is a call to all of us to protect what we love.”

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The West makes profits by selling massive quantities of weapons to one of the most repressive countries in the world.

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.