It’s official: the U.S. is sending at least three brigades of troops to Afghanistan by summer. Defense Secretary Gates arrived in Afghanistan today and met with a lead U.S. commander David McKiernana, who has requested four additional brigades, including the one scheduled for January deployment, or 14,000 and 20,000 troops. The U.S. military has about [...]
Gayle Brandeis, the phenomenal author of Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (HarperSanFrancisco), The Book of Dead Birds: A Novel (HarperCollins), Self Storage, and numerous pieces in Salon.com, The Nation and other publications, represented CODEPINK at the Motherhood Movement conference in Toronto and delivered an incredible speech about her and our work, with [...]
Welp, the world has voted — no, not that vote — and Medea Benjamin is MORE influential than Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie!!!!!!!!!
On October 3rd, a group of CodePink activists went to San Antonio to protest the arrival of Sarah Palin who was there to attend a high-end Republican fundraiser. When we arrived, there was already a large group of Palin fans standing in front of the hotel, holding signs and chanting her name. Our group, being [...]
Hey, y’all. Just a quick recap of CODEPINK in the news this past week….
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jean Stevens, CODEPINK national media coordinator, 646-723-1781 America demands a peace president! CODEPINK and other activist groups to rally TODAY outside presidential candidate debate at Hofstra WHAT: Pro-peace, pro-diplomacy, pro-America rally outside final presidential candidate debate WHEN: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Weds. Oct. 15 WHERE: Corner of Hempstead Turnpike and [...]