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Jodie Evans is a co-founder of Codepink: Women For Peace.
After Over a Decade of Occupation and $1.5 Billion in US Aid, the Reality Facing Women in Afghanistan Has Barely Changed
Posted on: Oct 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The reality is light years from pledges and public statements made by high-ranking Afghan and American officials.
Stitching Korea Back Together After 60 Years of Military Divide
Posted on: Jun 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet
A special report by CodePink co-founder Jodie Evans of a trip 30 peace activists made to the DMZ.
The Cruelty of the American Empire Makes Mother's Day Impossible for Countless Moms Across the Planet
Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet
As we celebrate Mothers' Day, more than a hundred mothers think of their children, never charged with crimes, who will be starving to death in Guantanamo cells.
Why I Had to Challenge Amnesty International-USA's Claim That NATO's Presence Benefits Afghan Women
Posted on: Jul 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Executive director Suzanne Nossel appears to be taking a major human rights organization in an inhumane direction.
Why Is CODEPINK Part of the Occupy Movement?
Posted on: Nov 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet
For one, because war profiteers make up the top 0.01% of the 1% who control the country's wealth, profiting from suffering and corrupting Congress.
It Takes a Woman to Lead the Way to Peace: Mayor Kitty Piercy Leading the Way to Bring Our War Dollars Home
Posted on: May 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet
We must encourage Congress to make rational, long-term decisions when debating oversight of the military.
CodePink's Response to the Controversy in Cairo
Posted on: Feb 6, 2011, Source: CodePink
The facts behind CodePink's day-long project to show support for the Egyptian movement.
Move W.'s 'Decision Points' to the Crime Section
Posted on: Nov 9, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Join us in moving Bush's memoir to the bookstore section it belongs in... Fiction, Fantasy, Crime, you decide!
Blair Should Take a Journey to Jail
Posted on: Sep 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet
How do we bring liars like Tony Blair to justice? Continue to disrupt their lies everywhere they go.
We Can't Miss This Opportunity for Peace
Posted on: Jul 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Share your voice during the week of August 25 to 31 -- the week that most of the US troops will return from Iraq.
Why I Tried to Put the Cuffs on Karl Rove
Posted on: Mar 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet
We could not allow this war criminal to tout his book around the country and get away with describing anything tied to Bush as courageous.
Leaving No Stone Unturned for the Freedom March to Get to Gaza
Posted on: Dec 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet
On the Egyptian government's stonewalling passage for the Gaza Freedom March, Evans writes: "We hope the Egyptians get so annoyed they just want to get rid of us.
Obama's War Speech Woke the Sleeping Giant -- Anger Over Afghan Surge Fuels Country-Wide Protests
Posted on: Dec 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The president's announcement of a troop surge in Afghanistan this week prompted protests in over 80 communities across the country.
Stop U.S. Meddling; Support Afghan Women at the Table
Posted on: Nov 5, 2009, Source: PINKtank
Meddling in Afghanistanâ€™s elections and U.S. failure at every turn to deliver security and justice is increasing the potency of the Taliban.
40,000 More U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Won't Solve Its 40% Unemployment Rate
Posted on: Oct 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Afghan Parliament member Roshanak Wardak speaks out: Most of the women do not want more troops -- they need support to sustain their lives.
Pelosi Is an Expert at 'Drowning out Opposing Views'
Posted on: Aug 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Why Speaker Pelosi's "drowning out opposing views is un-American" remark is steeped in irony.
Hey Biden, Put Down the Pom-Poms: We Don't Want a Cheerleader for War
Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Biden should quit his war talk and call for diplomacy, development, and accountability Afghanistan and Iraq that the US supports.
The Hell We're Leaving Behind in Iraq
Posted on: Jul 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The U.S. has not taken responsibility to restore the country it destroyed.
What Do Afghan Women Think About Obama's Plans for the Country?
Posted on: Jun 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Mariam Nawabi, a social entrepeneur and activist, shares her thoughts on Congress' rush to pass another $94 billion for war this week.
The Military Hides Under the Skirts of Women to Justify War in Afghanistan
Posted on: May 21, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The Pentagon portrays Afghanistan as a moral battle to "protect" its women. Afghan women tell another story: more war equals suffering.
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