Stories by Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin is cofounder of the peace group CodePink. Her latest book is Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection (OR Books, September 2016). subscribe to Medea Benjamin's feed

Posted on: Jul 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's time to universalize resistance.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Americans are experiencing war fatigue, but with this administration, there's no end in sight.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Creating an effective third party in the US “winner-take-all” electoral system is a treacherous path, but these Bernie supporters are ready for it.

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's Saudi trip wasn't protest-free because people love him, but because protest is punishable by death.

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

War-torn Yemen needs a peacemaker; unfortunately, they're getting Trump.

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Human rights abuses and funding terrorism, for starters.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Who let the Saudi fox in the hen house?

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

More military intervention won’t win the war in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

We're in danger of entering yet another needless, endless war.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Unless an urgent effort is made to find a political solution, almost 7 million people in Yemen will starve.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In addition to countless casualties, Saudi bombing has destroyed civilian infrastructure, from water facilities to sewage treatment plants to hospitals.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A neocon hawk who pleaded guilty to involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Those fleeing war are banned from entering, while those with oil money get safe passage to luxury.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. has abetted a humanitarian disaster in Yemen. Congress can't continue to look the other way.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The only way to end the humanitarian crisis is to end the conflict.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Reminder: Iraq posed absolutely no threat to the United States.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

“Standing Rock is a call to all of us to protect what we love.”

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The West makes profits by selling massive quantities of weapons to one of the most repressive countries in the world.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A pay to play scandal could hurt the Clinton campaign

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Congress has 30 days to block the sale of these weapons. It is a moral imperative that they do so.