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OFFICIAL RELEASE: CODEPINK calls for women worldwide to support Iranian women’s fight for justice, rights

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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WASHINGTON — Inspired by Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi’s brave promise last week to represent in court the family of Neda Agha-Soltan, murdered by Iranian militia during last weekend’s demonstrations in a rally in Tehran, the peace group CODEPINK has created a letter addressed to Ebadi for women worldwide to sign, a pledge of [...]

What, what, what would you do?

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

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Cofounder Medea Benjamin and Indypendent writer Arun Gupta posted an incredible column on Common Dreams today, inspired by the historic election yesterday, that calls for a grassroots mass-mobilization of communities nationwide to create a plan to solve the economic crisis and reinvest in America. They write: Because the “free market” has proven a farce and [...]

OFFICIAL RELEASE: CODEPINK declares Obama win a victory for the peace movement

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Like the rest of the world, CODEPINK is emboldened by Sen. Barack Obama’s victory in a historic presidential election.

Hey, you! Vote Kindly!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Our dear friend Rachel Bagby, who lead us in song and spirit as we surrounded the White House with 10,000 women in 2003, has put together this oh-so-timely and oh-so-necessary website (votekindly.org). She always has her finger on the pulse of positivity. Thank you Rachel! We love you!

OFFICIAL RELEASE: No winks, no scripts – Americans rally at presidential debate at Hofstra!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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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 [...]

Dogs on film

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

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Americans love their tiny dogs. Beverly Hills Chihuahua raked in $17.5 million this past weekend, taking the top spot for the second weekend in a row. The newest war thriller Body of Lies, with Leo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, saw only $13 million and a measly third place. (The folks who analyze this stuff thought [...]

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