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