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The US Should Stop Supporting Nuri Al-Maliki

Monday, November 4, 2013

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The US Should Stop Supporting Nuri Al-Maliki Eman Ahmed Khamas* ‘Maliki is a liar’, Iraqis have been chanting in their demos for years now, showing their displeasure with the Iraqi prime minister Nuri Al-Maliki. Now he has gone to the United States asking for weapons and intelligence support, insisting that outside terrorists are jeopardizing the [...]

Canada’s Justice Department Reviews Torture Opponents’ Request to Bar Dick Cheney or Prosecute Him

Sunday, October 27, 2013

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Canada’s Justice Department Reviews Torture Opponents’ Request to Bar Dick Cheney or Prosecute Him Former U.S. Vice President Richard (Dick) Cheney is scheduled to speak at the Toronto Global Forum, October 31, 2013, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The event is hosted by the International Economic Forum of the Americas. A letter was sent [...]

Whistleblowers are the Nation’s Conscience

Friday, June 28, 2013

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By Allie Fry Before starting my internship with CODEPINK, I knew very little about Bradley Manning. What I did know about whistleblowing concerned the Stuebenville rape case. Anonymous, a “hacktivist” group, was responsible for leaking the names of the Steubenville rapists, fueling necessary (and long overdue) national dialogue about rape culture. The rapists sexually assaulted [...]

Bush’s legacy ought to be on trial–Instead, it’s put on display

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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By Jodie Evans and Charles Davis  George W. Bush presided over an international network of torture chambers and, with the help of a compliant Congress and press, launched a war of aggression that killed hundreds of thousands of men, women and children. However, instead of the bloody details of his time in office being recounted [...]

10 years later, U.S. veterans and Iraqis demand the Right to Heal

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Marking the 10th anniversary of the “Shock and Awe” invasion of Iraq, U.S. Veterans, Iraqi human rights organizations and their allies launched the Right to Heal initiative today in front of the White House. Speakers, which included both U.S. veterans and Iraqis, focused on the rights of everyone on all sides of this conflict, especially [...]

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 [...]

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