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  • After Words with Naomi Klein
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    After Words with Naomi Klein

    Naomi Klein talked about her book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, in which she discusses shock politics. She was interviewed by Medea…

  • Medea Benjamin Discusses emKingdom of the Unjustem
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    Kingdom of the Unjust

    Medea Benjamin talked about her book Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection, in which she looks at the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, a country she says…

  • 2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary
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    2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary

    Tariq Ali, author of The Extreme Centre, Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare, and Chris Hedges, author of Wages of Rebellion, talked about capitalism and militarism. The panel was…

  • In Depth with Medea Benjamin
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    In Depth with Medea Benjamin

    Medea Benjamin talked about her life and career and responded to viewer calls and questions. Her most recent book is Drone Warfare. Her other books include Stop the Next War and The…

  • After Words with Colman McCarthy
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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 was…

  • Medea Benjamin
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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 the…

  • Activists Examine Drones Around the Globe
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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 Street.

  • Global Drone Proliferation
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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 and a professor…

  • Legal Challenges to Drone Strikes
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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 to international law.…

  • Medea Benjamin on Code Pink
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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 a response to the…

  • emDrone Warfareem
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    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 Lake Room at…

  • Medea Benjamin Protest at Presidential Speech on Drones
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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…

  • Viewers Callin On Code Pink  Drone Warfare
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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.

  • emDrone Warfare Killing by Remote Controlem
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    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 also…

  • Profile of Busboys and Poets with Andy Shallal
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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 the scenes during…

  • Iraq War Five Years Later
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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 described their…

  • Stop the War Rally
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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 policy. Some…

  • Climate Change Legislation
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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 the…

  • AntiWar Rally
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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 in new security measures.…

  • Future of the Democratic Party
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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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