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The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine

Americans should beware of romanticizing the "old" Cold War as a time of peace, simply because we somehow managed to dodge a world-ending nuclear holocaust.

Medea Benjamin ·


Cubans More Excited About School Reopening Than Regime Change

Even if they blame their government for mismanagement, corruption, and a system that stifles private enterprise, few fail to recognize the enormous impact of U.S. sanctions.

Medea Benjamin ·


COP26: Can a Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save the World?

The appropriate public response to governments that are ready to squander the lives of millions of people, whether by war or by ecological mass suicide, is rebellion and revolution.

Medea Benjamin ·


Our Future vs. Neoliberalism

As we reject the inevitability of neoliberalism and Thatcher's lie that there is no alternative, we must also reject the lie that we are just passive, powerless consumers.

Medea Benjamin ·


Despite Taliban Rule, Feminists Must Not Abandon Afghan Women

The situation is complex and so feminists should not take the simplistic view that a policy of non-cooperation with the Taliban is the way to support women.

Medea Benjamin ·


Why Does Congress Fight Over Funding Childcare But Not F-35s?

Real fiscal insanity is what Congress does year after year, taking most of its discretionary spending off the table and handing it over to the Pentagon before even considering the country’s urgent domestic needs.

Medea Benjamin ·


U.S. Militarism's Toxic, Planet-Killing Impact on Climate Policy

Twenty years of Pentagon violence and waste should ring alarm bells inside the head of every American, warning us that we have allowed our government to spend trillions of dollars waging war while ignoring real existential dangers to our civilization and all of humanity.

Medea Benjamin ·


How Can America Wake Up From Its Post-9/11 Nightmare?

Our only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.

Medea Benjamin ·

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