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Outrage Over Obama’s Drone Policy Hits the Streets of San Francisco!

Monday, November 25, 2013

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Outrage Over Obama’s Drone Policy Hits the Streets of San Francisco! President Barack Obama paid a visit to lefty San Francisco where he received an earful from demonstrators. On Monday, November 25, 2013, he spoke at an immigration reform gathering and two high-roller fundraisers . Activists with CODEPINK, World Can’t Wait and other community groups [...]

Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control

Thursday, November 21, 2013

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(Dedicated to Medea Benjamin and CODEPINK)   The video warrior arrives in the early hours Ready for a grueling day beside his computer towers For he’s the pilot of a General Atomics Predator Drone Ready to send a missile into someone’s home   Firmly planted behind the flat screen monitor From a hidden bunker in [...]

DRONE WARS: How White Privilege Obscures Real Dialogue

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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By Noor Mir and Rooj Alwazir Noor is the Pakistani-American anti-drone campaign coordinator at CODEPINK. She tweets @thedronalisa. Rooj is a Yemeni-American activist and organizer with SupportYemen. She tweets @rooj129. Originally published on Muftah We are not here to proffer an analysis. We aren’t academics. We are here as a Pakistani and a Yemeni, as [...]

April Days of Action in San Diego, 4th-7th

Friday, March 22, 2013

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San Diego Actions>>   Can’t make it to San Diego? Consider coming to another one of the No Drones actions throughout April around the country, or organize your own! Thursday, April 4 San Diego Veterans for Peace demonstration at General Atomics Production Site When: 3 pm Where: General Atomics Production Facility, 14200 Kirkham Way, Poway, [...]

At Senate Hearing, Drone Lobbyist Says Drone Too “Hostile” A Word, CODEPINK peace activist arrested for talking to lobbyist

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Medea Benjamin, (415) 235-6517 Alli McCracken, (860) 575-5692 March 20, 2013 At Senate Hearing, Drone Lobbyist Says Drone Too “Hostile” A Word, CODEPINK peace activist arrested for talking to lobbyist  Washington, DC– The CODEPINK team expresses its deepest regrets that the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on March 20th invited Michael Toscano, CEO [...]

CODEPINK: Marie Denis, President of Pax Christi, Warns Against Brennan’s Nomination as Director of the CIA

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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In our February 4th press conference, Marie Denis, President of Pax Christi International, spoke out against Brennan and the use of drone warfare. She represented over one hundred faith-based leaders that called for a rejection of Brennan’s nomination as Director of the CIA. Read the letter here: http://droneswatch.org/2013/01/30/a-call-from-the-faith-based-community-to-reject-nomination-of-john-brennan-as-director-of-the-cia/

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