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Acting Against Drones: A Global Movement for All

Monday, October 20, 2014

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  By Anastasia Taylor On October 4th, 2014 citizens around the world attended demonstrations against the use of drones, satellites, and ground stations for surveillance and killing. It was a day known as the Global Day of Action Against Drones, with events that connected the international community by the palpable threat that lowers the threshold [...]

Where the F*** Are YOU? Are You Coming?

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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By Anna Kaminski From the Climate March that occurred on Sunday, September 21, 2014 to the protests in Hong Kong to the ongoing struggle against police brutality in Ferguson, there is no denying that we are in a global moment characterized by widespread discontent. As an activist, it is both empowering and heartwarming to see [...]

Bashing Obama to Make Way for Hillary

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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By Alli McCracken Three years ago, during the height of the Occupy movement, I was ejected from a Congressional hearing for allegedly “assaulting” Leon Panetta, then Secretary of Defense and former Director of the CIA. He was testifying to the House Armed Services Committee about “lessons learned by the Department of Defense over the preceding [...]

A Reflection on the End the Occupation Conference 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

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By Kristin Delfs and Sophia Armen, Two Young CODEPINK activists “Without community, there is no liberation” -Audre Lorde CODEPINK has long stood in solidarity with Palestinian and Israeli nonviolent activists and human rights advocates working to hold Israel accountable for its violations of international law, educate Americans about the realities of the Israeli Occupation, and [...]

Don’t Bomb Syria & Iraq 101: Useful Information to Read and Share!

Friday, September 26, 2014

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NEWS & ANALYSIS Why Americans’ support for bombing ISIS may not last By Peyton M. Craighill http:/www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/09/22/why-americans-support-for-bombing-isis-may-not-last/ Wrong Turn on Syria: No Convincing Plan By THE EDITORIAL BOARD http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/opinion/on-syria-no-convincing-plan.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=1 UN Security Council approves foreign fighters resolution pushed by Obama By Justin Sink http://thehill.com/policy/international/218803-un-security-council-approves-resolution-to-stop-foreign-terrorist As US Bombs ISIS in Syria, Even Some Pro-War Pundits Express Skepticism By William Greider http://www.thenation.com/blog/181713/us-bombs-isis-syria-even-some-pro-war-pundits-express-skepticism COSTS OF WAR First U.S. [...]

Gains for Women are Going Backward Due to Failure of National and International Leadership: Nordic Women’s Conference

Friday, September 26, 2014

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By Ret. Col. Ann Wright Over 10,000 women from the Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland gathered May 12-15, 2014, in Malmo, Sweden for the  ”Nordisk Forum: New Actions on Women’s Rights.” As a regional conference, it was a strategy to augment the work done in the World Conferences on Women  that had been [...]

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