At the Republican National Convention in Tampa, CODEPINK confronted the GOP’s attack on women. We donned vagina costumes—taking them into anti-choice events, singing all the way. Our vaginas became the talk of the town, with Current TV doing a whole video on their design and calling them “omnipresent.” You have a chance to join these [...]
As I walked past the Ahava stand I noticed there were two burly security guards framing both sides of the small booth and seriously scanning the crowd. It was the only booth with security, and these guys were not welcoming so not a lot of people stopped at it during the ten minutes I watched.
I came back a few hours later and handed out our boycott stickers at the beginning of the Ahava aisle, until eventually the Ahava gal came and started freaking out that I had no right to hand things out and tried to grab my badge. But I was out and down the escalator before she could get me and went to the back of our booth for a while.
Democracy NOW! - DN! 4/4 Huwaida Arraf, chairperson of the Free Gaza Movement, and retired U.S. Col. Ann Wright were on the flotilla when it was attacked. They join us to describe the assault and their subsequent detention in Israeli prison. Published with written permission from democracynow.org. http://www.democracynow.org Provided to you under Democracy NOW! creative commons license.