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UN Ceasefire Defines War As a Non-Essential Activity

If we can give up war during a pandemic, why can’t we just give it up altogether? In which devastated country would you like the U.S. to start fighting and killing again when the pandemic is over? Afghanistan? Yemen? Somalia? Or would you prefer a brand new U.S. war against Iran, Venezuela or Ambazonia?

Medea Benjamin ·


Could COVID-19 Reshape Global Leadership?

The United States is failing miserably to provide a good example of how to successfully combat COVID-19, but other nations are offering better models of what can be done and should be done.

Medea Benjamin ·


12 Ways the US Invasion of Iraq Lives On in Infamy

The most serious consequences of the disastrous invasion and occupation of Iraq confirm what millions of people around the world warned about 17 years ago.

Medea Benjamin ·


To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran

Among those in Iran who have been unable to get critical medications have been patients with leukemia, epidermolysis bullosa, epilepsy, and chronic eye injuries from exposure to chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. Now coronavirus is added to that list.

Medea Benjamin ·


Saudi’s Brave Women Pull Back the Curtain on Crown Prince MBS

How can the world’s leaders pretend that it is acceptable to meet in a country that imprisons and tortures peaceful women activists and bombs civilians in Yemen?

Medea Benjamin ·


Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?

The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize. 

Medea Benjamin ·


10 Ways Trump's Actions Against Iran Hurt the US, the Region, and the World

We, the American people, must rise up to overcome the power of the military-industrial complex and take our country's destiny out of the hands of warmongers and monsters.

Medea Benjamin ·


A New Year and a New Trump Foreign Policy Blunder in Iraq

We hope that 2020 will be the year when the American public finally looks at the fateful choice between war and peace with 20/20 vision, and that we will start severely punishing Trump and every other U.S. politician who opts for threats over diplomacy, coercion over cooperation and war over peace.

Medea Benjamin ·

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