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U.S. Peace Delegation to Iran Welcomed by Foreign Minister, Met by FBI Agents on Return

U.S. Peace Delegation to Iran Welcomed by Foreign Minister, Met by FBI Agents on Return

March 10, 2019

Code Pink delegation members Medea Benjamin, Margaret Flowers and  Kevin Zeese, speak about the highlights of their trip, a 90 min meeting with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and more.

White House Protest: No Matter What You Think of Venezuela, No Intervention!

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

January 27, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Weapons Are Now Woke: Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

January 14, 2019

Arms manufacturers are trying to rebrand as progressive and feminist, while the corporate media does PR for the military-industrial complex. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin warns this pro-arms manufacturer campaign is infiltrating our schools.

The Real Problem Is the US-Saudi Relationship, Not Just Crown Prince MBS

The Real Problem Is the US-Saudi Relationship, Not Just Crown Prince MBS

December 23, 2018

Peace activist Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK says US support for the Saudi monarchy must be fundamentally challenged. Some American officials want a cosmetic change, simply replacing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but the problem runs much deeper

Dispelling Myths About Iran, Trump’s Bogeyman

December 17, 2018

Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK co-founder, discusses myths and misconceptions about Iran and the Donald Trump administration’s dismantling of the nuclear agreement. She also talks about her book “Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran”

How US-Saudi War Turned Yemen into the Biggest Crisis on Earth

How US-Saudi War Turned Yemen into the Biggest Crisis on Earth

December 16, 2018

Medea Benjamin discusses the US-Saudi war on Yemen and attempts by peace activists and Congress to stop the conflict

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

September 21, 2018

At a public event in Washington, DC, CodePink’s Medea Benjamin confronted Brian Hook, the head of Trump’s Iran Action Group, over the US withdrawal from the JCPOA and re-imposing crippling sanctions on the Iranian people. Benjamin joins us to discuss her action, which went viral online

Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

September 17, 2018

A look into how the military-industrial complex fuels endless war for corporate profits. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin discusses her new report on the five largest US weapons manufacturers and their arms deals with Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt

Whitewashed Saudi 'Reformer' Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

Whitewashed Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

September 13, 2018

The regime of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is punishing satire on social media with 5 years in prison and sentencing women’s rights activists to death. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin speaks about the Western whitewash of MBS.

Saudis Buy Fmr UK Prime Minister Blair for $12 Million

July 24, 2018

Tony Blair, fmr Prime Minister of the UK and an architect of the Iraq War, is a mercenary that Saudi Arabia hired to present themselves as modernizers and cover for their invasion of Yemen, says Medea Benjamin, the author of Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection