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Medea Benjamin : Why I spoke Out at Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the political activist group CodePink, is removed by security after speaking out against President Barack Obama during his foreign policy speech Thursday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch  / UPI. Image from Common Dreams. Why I spoke out … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Why I spoke Out at Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech

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Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

Environmental activist Diane Wilson in a still from the PBS documentary, Texas Gold.Eco-Outlaw Diane Wilson:The environmental rabble-rousing of an unreasonable woman By Robert S. Becker / OpEd News / June 21, 2011 Environmental activist and author Diane Wilson will be … finish reading Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

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Alice Embree : Texas Actions Mark 100 Years of Celebrating Women

More than 1,000 marched in San Antonio March 5, 2011, to observe International Women’s Day. Photos by Susan Van Haitsma (top) and Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.International Women’s Day:100 years of celebrating women By Alice Embree / The Rag … finish reading Alice Embree : Texas Actions Mark 100 Years of Celebrating Women

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Medea Benjamin : To the Gay Community

Code Pink protesters at Senate Arms Services Committee hearing on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in Washington December 2, 2010. Woman with sign is Medea Benjamin. Photo from Democratic Underground.To the gay community:Now that you can join, please don’t! By Medea … finish reading Medea Benjamin : To the Gay Community

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Medea Benjamin : Death Marchers Haunt New Bush Library Digs

Demonstrators from March of the Dead protest in front of Dallas SWAT officers during groundbreaking at new George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU, Nov. 16, 2010. Photo by G.J. McCarthy / AP.Breaking new ground:Protests at the future siteof the … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Death Marchers Haunt New Bush Library Digs

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Medea Benjamin : Getting Naked in Houston to Expose BP

CodePink demonstrators at BP headquarters in Houston, May 24, 2010. Photo from CodePink / Flickr.Naked truth:Exposing BP’s criminal behavior By Medea Benjamin / May 28, 2010 See gallery of photos, Below. HOUSTON — Diane Wilson, a fourth generation shrimper from … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Getting Naked in Houston to Expose BP

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Stealing Beauty : Protesting Israeli Cosmetics Made in Occupied Palestine

Austin protest:Ahava cosmetics producedIn illegal Israeli settlements By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2010 More than 30 people carried picket signs in front of the Gateway Shopping Center in Austin on Saturday, April 24, urging shoppers … finish reading Stealing Beauty : Protesting Israeli Cosmetics Made in Occupied Palestine

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Sound and Fury Dept. : Karl Rove at UT-Austin

Heidi Turpin (left) and Fran Hanlon, members of CodePink’s “Pink Police,” express their intentions, April 19, 2010, on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, prior to an appearance by Republican strategist Karl Rove. Photo by Jim Turpin … finish reading Sound and Fury Dept. : Karl Rove at UT-Austin

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Austin : Billionaires for Wealthcare!

Healthcare Not Warfare demonstration in Austin. Above: “Billionaires for Wealthcare.” Below, demonstrators stage a “die-in” for peace. Photos by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Austin rally calls for healthcare reform,An end to the Afghanistan War By Alice Embree / The … finish reading Austin : Billionaires for Wealthcare!

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CodePink in Austin : Mourning the War Dead

CodePink’s Fran Hanlon leads a Mourning March across the Congress bridge Monday in Austin, to inform the public of the war’s death toll. Photo by Michael Baldon / The Daily Texan.CodePink for peace, not bloodMourners march against death toll of … finish reading CodePink in Austin : Mourning the War Dead

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Susan Van Haitsma : Biker Chick for Peace

Bikers parade down Congress Ave. in Austin during 2008 Republic of Texas Biker Rally. Photo from Panaramio.Roll on, Bikers I held a sign reading ‘Biker Chicks for Peace’… As the bikers passed by, the majority flashed peace signs back at … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : Biker Chick for Peace

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Freeze! CodePink Strikes Austin Mall With Anti-War Theater

Austin “freeze action”: Video by Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog. On December 20, 2008, a group of Code Pink members and friends staged a ‘freeze action’ at the Barton Creek Mall in Austin, Texas. The message was ‘don’t buy … finish reading Freeze! CodePink Strikes Austin Mall With Anti-War Theater

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