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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 ·


Afghan Crisis Must End America’s Empire of War, Corruption and Poverty

The U.S. can either stumble on in its fruitless attempt to control the world through militarism and coercion, or it can use this opportunity to rethink its place in the world.

Medea Benjamin ·


Will Americans Who Were Right on Afghanistan Still Be Ignored?

Reining in America’s out-of-control militarism would be a wise and appropriate response to its epic defeat in Afghanistan, before the same corrupt interests drag us into even more dangerous wars against more formidable enemies than the Taliban.

Medea Benjamin ·


Biden Must Call Off the B-52s Bombing Afghan Cities

The deployment of B-52 bombers, Reaper drones and AC-130 gunships are a brutal response by a failing, flailing imperial power to a historic, humiliating defeat.

Medea Benjamin ·


The Hidden Hand of the US Blockade Sparks Cuba Protests

The protests should be understood in the context of a brutal economic war waged by the United States against the island nation for more than 60 years.

Medea Benjamin ·


America's Afghan War Is Over, So What About Iraq—and Iran?

Let's hope Biden has learned another history lesson: that the United States should stop invading and attacking other countries.

Medea Benjamin ·


Carlos Lazo: The Cuban American Leading the Charge to Transform US-Cuba Policy

The philosophy of this bold campaigner is both simple and profound. "Everything you do to make the world better," he says, "helps to make the world better."

Medea Benjamin ·


#FreeBritney and All Saudi Women Too!

If any woman can relate to Britney’s struggle to free herself from her father’s rule, it is Saudi women’s rights activist Samar Badawi.

Ariel Gold ·

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