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10 Ways the Public Backlash Against Killer Drones Is Taking Off

Posted by in Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War on 1st April, 2013 | No Comments

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.comEfforts to counter drone warfare at home and abroad are growing everywhere you look, from the United Nations to the courts to places of worship.
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Ten of My Favorite Things about 2012

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 31st December, 2012 | 1 Comment

medea benjaminThere are many things to be thankful for in 2012, starting with the fact that the world didn’t end on December 21st. Here are some US and global issues that experienced newfound gains in 2012.
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Medea Benjamin Testifies at Congress: Drones Create Enemies

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th November, 2012 | 2 Comments

OR Book Going RougeOn November 16th Global Exchange co-founder Medea Benjamin testified in Congress at a congressional briefing on drones organized by Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Here is her testimony.
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At Drone Convention, Zero Tolerance for Peace

Posted by in Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War on 13th August, 2012 | No Comments

droneconvention2When are we, as a nation, going to have a frank discussion about drones and remote-controlled killing? One might think that such a dialogue could take place when thousands of people come together, once a year, at the gathering of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). Wrong.
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Hear Medea Benjamin Speak Out About Predator Drones

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 6th June, 2012 | No Comments

medea-benjamin-posterDid you know that a drone can be as small as a bumble bee? Find out what you don’t know about drones when Medea Benjamin comes to town. Or pick up a copy of her new book. Here’s how you can get one.
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Obama and Drone Warfare: Will Americans Speak Out?

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 30th May, 2012 | 4 Comments

medea-benjamin-posterOn May 29, The New York Times published an extraordinarily in-depth look at the intimate role President Obama has played in authorizing US drone attacks overseas, particularly in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. It is chilling to read the cold, macabre ease with which the President and his staff decide who will live or die.
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Why I Interrupted Obama Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan

Posted by in For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 8th May, 2012 | 4 Comments

ht_brennan_protester_nt_120Counterterrorism adviser John Brennan spoke at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington DC on April 30 to mark the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Global Exchange Co-founder Medea Benjamin stood up and in a calm voice, spoke out. Here’s what happened:
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Obama Administration Silencing Pakistani Drone-Strike Lawyer

Posted by in Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 11th April, 2012 | No Comments

DroneWhen is the last time you heard from a civilian victim of the CIA’s secret drone strikes? Sure, most of them can’t speak because they’re deceased. But many leave behind bereaved and angry family members ready to proclaim their innocence and denounce the absence of due process, the lack of accountability, the utter impunity with which the U.S. government decides who will live and die.
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