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Mad Women Descend on the Republican Convention

Friday, August 24, 2012

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By Rae Abileah   “When one door closes, another dress opens,” says an ad exec on HBO’s hit show Mad Men.  I admit it: lately I’ve been mad about Mad Men, scrambling through episodes with a strange intrigue of looking through a portal to a time when lady secretaries were totally subordinate to their suited [...]

Tim Pawlenty, Friend or Foe?…Foe!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

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Tim Pawlenty, Friend or Foe?…Foe! By Nancy Mancias Former governor of Minnesota Tim Pawlenty officially throws his hat in the ring on May 23rd as the 2012 Republican presidential hopeful. Pawlenty is described as laid back and low key, but beware this Minnesota native is ready to squash first amendment rights. Months leading up to [...]

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Monday, September 8, 2008

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Post-RNC Updates from Washington Peace Center

Monday, September 8, 2008

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Though the conventions just ended they almost seem like a distant memory as we buckle down for the rest of this crazy campaign season- oh ya, and everything else going on in the world.  Here is a link to Sonia Silbert’s blogs- coordinator of the Washington Peace Center (DC). She says, “please feel free to [...]

OFFICIAL RELEASE: Two CODEPINK activists disrupt McCain’s RNC speech

Thursday, September 4, 2008

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     CONTACT Medea Benjamin, 415-235-6517 Nancy Mancias, 415-342-6409 ST. PAUL — Two activists of the women’s peace group CODEPINK disrupted John McCain’s speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention, immediately following another activist of the anti-war veterans group, Iraq Veterans Against War. At the start of McCain’s speech, veteran Adam Kokesh of [...]

“This is what we’ve feared the anti-terrorist laws would be used for: to target dissent”

Thursday, September 4, 2008

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Starhawk’s updates on the RNC protests: “This is exactly what we’ve always feared the various anti-terrorist laws would be used for: not to stop another September 11, but to target dissent.”

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