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    After Words with Colman McCarthy

    Colman McCarthy talked about his book, Teaching Peace, a collection of correspondences on the topic of peace that he has had with his students over the past decades. Mr. McCarthy…

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    Global Drone Proliferation

    Panelists talked about the dangers surrounding the proliferation of military drone operations around the world. Speakers included a journalist and filmmaker, a human rights advocate…

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    Legal Challenges to Drone Strikes

    Panelists talked about discusses legal challenges to U.S. drone strikes. They examined Obama administration policies concerning drones and other counterterrorism operations, and their…

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    Cornel West Remarks at the International Drone Summit

    Cornel West was a featured speaker at a summit on drones, “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance.” He talked about the relationship between the military and Wall…

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    Medea Benjamin on Code Pink

    Medea Benjamin talked about the history of the protest group, Code Pink. She discussed the group’s protests, including during the previous week’s congressional hearings on…

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    Book Discussion on Drone Warfare

    Medea Benjamin talked about her book, Drone Warfare: Killing By Remote Control. She spoke with Media on Demand’s Colin McMahon. This event took place in the University Center’s…

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    Medea Benjamin Protest at Presidential Speech on Drones

    Medea Benjamin was seen shouting at President Obama as she was being escorted from the room at the National Defense University after interrupting his speech about drone strikes several…

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    Code Pink and Political Protests

    C-SPAN talked to scholar David Meyer and took viewer comments in the role of protests and social movements in the political process.

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    Q&A with Medea Benjamin

    This week on Q & A, our guest is author and co-founder of CODEPINK, Medea Benjamin.  She discusses her new book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, and explains why she believes…

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    Book Discussion on Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control

    Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CodePink, takes a critical look at the use of drones by the U.S. military and argues that targeted killings do not make us safer. Members of the audience…

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    Profile of Busboys and Poets with Andy Shallal

    Book TV cameras have recorded numerous author events at Busboys and Poets; a “community gathering place” in Washington, DC founded in 2005. In this program we take a look behind…

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    Iraq War: Five Years Later

    Medea Benjamin and Gael Murphy talked about yesterday’s war protests around Washington, DC and the work of Code Pink, founded in 2002 to protest U.S. actions in Iraq. They…

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    Stop the War Rally

    The A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition held a rally in Lafayette Park at the White House prior to their "March to Stop the War". Speakers criticized the war in Iraq and Bush administration…

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    Climate Change Legislation

    National religious, student, and climate leaders held a rally on Capitol Hill. They had called for a national day of fasting to urge Congress to pass strong climate legislation during…

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    Anti-War Rally

    Policy makers, activists, and others participated in a march on the National Mall in opposition to war in Iraq and President Bush’s plans to send additional forces to Iraq to assist…

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    Future of the Democratic Party

    Participants talked about the future of the Democratic Party following losses in the 2004 general election, advocating a progressive agenda, party-building efforts, and resisting efforts to…

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    Green Party Presidential Convention

    The 2004 Green Party Presidential Convention took place at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, beginning Wednesday, June 23 and continuing through Monday, June 28, 2004.…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Participating by remote connection from New York City, the guest discussed the status of human rights in Iraq. She also talked about family members of some of the soldiers in Iraq…

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    Military Families Delegation to Iraq

    A group of U.S. military family members and veterans talked about their December 1 to 8 trip to Iraq. The nine-person delegation was sponsored by Global Exchange, Military Families…

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    National March on Washington to Bring Troops Home

    Protesters gathered on the national mall to voice their objections to the Bush administration’s policies in Iraq and the Middle East at a rally themed "National March on Washington to…

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