Stories by Medea Benjamin

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Posted on: Feb 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sanders has berated Clinton for saying she appreciates the foreign policy mentoring she got from Henry Kissinger.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

This exacerbation of Sunni-Shia tensions is the result of the reckless Saudi action against a popular, nonviolent Shia leader.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2015, Source: OtherWords

The former secretary of state would leave the old boys' military-industrial complex intact.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Let's talk about America's war machine.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A look at the regime America considers its close friend.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

America would be safer if we stopped seeking enemies overseas and focused on building a peaceful foreign policy.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The fight for reproductive rights in a land of anti-choice laws.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: TeleSur

Congresspeople fear a backlash by the billionaires if they vote for the deal, but most of their constituents support the deal.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It’s time for the business side of the summits to reflect the populist demands of the hemisphere.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

When a small group like this has disproportionate power, it hurts everyone.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The discussion should focus less on Hagel's replacement and more on changing the Pentagon's policies.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The man who devised the legal rationale for killing Americans in Yemen is nominated to a court position.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Kareem Khan, who sought justice for drone victims, was taken from his home in Rawalpindi by men in police uniform, and hasn't been seen since.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As the world sits on the edge of its seat about events in Egypt, the 1.7 million Palestinians in Gaza are paying the price.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

People have rallied and held vigils in cities and towns, flooded the White House and Southern Command with phone calls and, by the hundreds, fasted in solidarity.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What an insult: Congress passed an amendment saying that no US military funds could be used to transfer prisoners from Guantanamo back to Yemen.