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Meanwhile, former employees of the anti-war group CODEPINK have written a letter denouncing co-founder Jodie Evans for standing with FitzGibbon, accusing her of secretly bringing him on to do pro-bono work for the organization.
The New York Times: "A Code Pink protestor laughs over a Trump nominee and is convicted" (34,000 shares). It once again took Adams at the Washington Examiner to throw some water on this hysterical fire.
The arms deal includes tanks, artillery, ships, helicopters, a missile defense system and cybersecurity technology. We speak to Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK and author of the book "Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection." ...
Medea Benjamin is co-founder of the peace group CODEPINK and the human rights organization Global Exchange. She has been organizing against U.S.
... it would do well to stop arming, aiding, and abetting the ruthless Saudi regime. Medea Benjamin is a co-founder of CODEPINK for peace and the author of the book Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connections. Read More On. Donald Trump.
President Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia is designed to highlight his "art of deal" by clinching a massive $100 billion arms deal.
This week on CounterSpin: "While Saudi Arabia's restrictions on freedom and ban on women driving often grab headlines, Trump is not expected to make human rights concerns a centerpiece of his talks with Saudi royals on Saturday.
Former US Army soldier Chelsea Manning helped expose America's abuses in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, an American anti-war activist and political analyst says.
Code Pink member Desiree Anita Ali-Fairoo confronts Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice over her role in the Iraq war at US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing.
Bay Area antiwar groups, including the local chapters of Seniors for peace, Code Pink, Global Exchange and physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), were also on hand, as well a diverse sampling of local high school student* groups and members of the ...
Fairooz was part of a Code Pink group in attendance, two of whom were dressed in Ku Klux Klan garb. However, since they stood up before the session began, they were not deemed a disturbance.
His arrest follows the conviction last week of Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz for "unlawful conduct" because she laughed in a Senate conference room when Republican Sen. Richard Shelby said that then-nominee for Attorney General Jeff Sessions had ...
CODEPINK activists, including co-founder Medea Benjamin, right, hold up signs against Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
Last week, CODEPINK activists Tighe Barry, Desiree Fairooz, and Lenny Bianche (who also had additional charges added), were convicted for their actions during the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions.
As endless U.S. warring wages on, CODEPINK invites all friends and other organizations to join us to reclaim the original purpose of Mother's Day: A global call to put an end to war!
CODEPINK is a national organization working for peace and Justice on a wide array of issues. It is known for conducting demonstrations, but always in a peaceful and nonviolent manner.
Code Pink San Francisco is also a co-sponsor of the event. The IDAHOT rally in San Francisco will take place from 6 to 7 p.m.
The arrest follows the conviction last week of Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz for "unlawful conduct" because she laughed for three seconds in a Senate conference room when Republican Sen. Richard Shelby said that then-nominee for Attorney General ...
women affiliated with Code Pink protest during a confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions, Women affiliated with CODEPINK protest during a confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions, on Capitol Hill in New York, January 10, 2017. Desiree Fairooz ...
The unconventional lunchtime rally was in support of three Code Pink activists who were convicted last week by a federal jury for disrupting Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing in January.
Then-Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Rep. Tom Lantos, D-Calif., ordered her and her Code Pink cadres out. She didn't go quietly.
I've been involved in activism since the George W. Bush administration, when I joined Code Pink, a women-led peace group.
I, along with my colleagues at CODEPINK, will continue to speak out against injustice, whether it is mass incarceration, attacks on Muslims and immigrants, or the continuous wars and militarism that are destroying so many lives.
And remember, there's a woman serving jail time for laughing at Jeff Sessions," liberal commentator Sarah Kendizor opined, referring to a Code Pink activist convicted of charges relating to a protest at Sessions's confirmation hearing. "When they start ...
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, ...
They were from Code Pink, a left-wing social justice organization. Before the hearing began, a Capitol police officer had warned the group to stay quiet and keep their protest signs down.
Code Pink protesters found guilty of disorderly conduct during the Jeff Sessions hearings. One woman just laughed. I'll just wait here for the appellate courts to do something about this.
Three members of CODEPINK were convicted Wednesday, including Desiree Fairooz, who could spend a year behind bars for laughing at a statement crediting Sessions with "treating all Americans equally under the law.
The weekend of events begins with Code Pink's show at Proud Larry's. Doors open at 9 p.m. Thursday. The celebration will feature music, dance, DJs and a special halftime performance.
Stunning punishment for laughter: "A jury on Wednesday convicted three Code Pink activists on charges related to a protest at the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for attorney general - including a Virginia woman who said all she did was break out ...
NSA protest The founder of the protest group Code Pink Medea Benjamin (L) and a protester in a mask depicting U.S. President Barack Obama character as she protests against Obama and NSA before his arrival at the Department of Justice in Washington.
Aktivis Code Pink tertawa di awal rapat dengar pendapat Sessions dengan senator Alabama, Richard Shelby. Pernyataan Sessions tentang "memperlakukan semua warga Amerika setara di bawah hukum adalah jelas dan terdokumentasi baik" disambut ...
A jury on Wednesday convicted three Code Pink activists on charges related to a protest at the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for attorney general - including a Virginia woman who said all she did was break out in laughter.
Human Rights Watch called the decision "shocking" while the co-founder of global women's rights Code Pink slammed the move as "disheartening and so revolting".
The weekend will kick off Thursday at 9 p.m. At Proud Larry's with a Code Pink dance party hosted by OutOxford. The event is for people 18 and older and there will be a $10 cover charge at the door.
The City of Berkeley has floated the idea of setting up areas for "fencing with sponge noodles" or "laughter Yoga" (among other things) and having "quiet conversations" with "Anti-Fascist" groups in order to stop violence.
Instead, the USDOJ is vigorously pursing charges against a 61-year-old Code Pink activist who laughed out loud during Sessions' confirmation hearing in January after an Alabama senator claimed the attorney general' record of "treating all Americans ...
But Code Pink, an activist group marching as Einstein scientists Against war, seemed to be the only ones to acknowledge the complicated relationship between science and our problems.
10 confirmation hearing for Sessions. Fairooz, an activist with the anti-war protest group Code Pink, burst out laughing when Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) said Sessions' record of "treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented.
A woman is standing trial on disorderly conduct charges for laughing during U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing.
Along with tomorrow night's dinner, Pride Week will be celebrated with Code Pink at Proud Larry's, Big Freedia at The Lyric and the second annual Pride Parade on Saturday in a partnership between the Isom Center and OutOxford.
... a collaboration with Collective Action for Safe Spaces, Trans women of Color Collective, Many Languages One Voice, Queer Resistance, CODEPINK, 350 DC, Queer Bloc (People's Climate March), Empower DC, DC jobs with Justice, and Taking Actions.
"It was a great way to bring together so many issues that relate to the climate", said Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK: women For peace. A huge crowd gathers on the State House lawn in Montpelier. "So no, I would not agree that it's a primary ...
Medea Benjamin, an American political activist, best known for co-founding Code Pink and the fair-trade advocacy group Global Exchange tweeted, "Who let the Saudi fox in the hen house; their election to the UN Commission on the Status of women is an ...
"It was a great way to bring together so many issues that relate to the climate," said Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK: women For peace. "We want to do everything that's opposite of what Donald Trump has done," said Benjamin. Climate activists ...
But Code Pink, an activist group marching as Einstein scientists Against war, seemed to be the only ones to acknowledge the complicated relationship between science and our problems.
It was very difficult watching the evening news Wednesday night. Left-wing reporters and big spending politicians were having nervous breakdowns over the impact of President Trump's tax reform plan on the budget deficit.
No drones,'" said Gwen "gg" Winter, a grandmother from Oakland and member of the organization CODEPINK women for peace.
So stand up. March. Connect the dots. I don't know anyone who can better connect these dots than Medea Benjamin, cofounder of Code Pink and Global Exchange, lifelong battler for human and environmental rights - peace, justice and equality.
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