I arrived at sunset as the downpour ended.
Melanie is moving through the community as if it were her living room.
She has made friends and allies and nurtured relationships of mutual support.
And of course her headquarters is the Wiki-Leaks truck!
For those who follow political news, you’ll recognize the title of this post as a quote from Obama’s speech to the Congressional Black Caucus annual awards dinner on Saturday. His speech has gotten attention from across the media spectrum. According to Rachel Maddow, the mainstream press unfairly focused on the critical points in his speech. [...]
Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) quoted from the mayors’ resolution Calling On Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities during House debate of the annual defense spending bill. She noted that the people of the United States, and our mayors, are calling for a swift withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan and bring the war dollars [...]
CODEPINK interview with filmmaker Sebastian Doggart: Accountability, Obama, Condoleezza Rice & Taking Action! By Nancy Mancias Sebastian Doggart is an independent filmmaker and director of the documentary American Faust: From Condi to Neo-Condi Why is it important to hold our elected officials accountable? We have a rule of law for our society and when our [...]
WASHINGTON — This Mother’s Day weekend, in an inspiring, empowering vigil to hear the voices of women living under occupation, CODEPINK Women for Peace invites all women, men and children to spend 24 hours outside the White House in a family-friendly gathering of feminine energy, sister and motherhood, a self-reflective reclamation of the original purpose [...]