Noam Chomsky, Jill Stein, Vijay Prashad, Medea Benjamin, Brian Becker, Eugen Puryear and Claudia de la Cruz spoke on the need for negotiation, not escalation at a People’s Forum/ANSWER Coalition event in New York.
Tag: Medea Benjamin
Opening the Floodgates for Profiteers of War
If it passes, the Reed/Inhofe amendment invoking wartime emergency spending powers will give the merchants of death what they are looking for, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
30 Democratic Lawmakers to Biden: ‘Talk to Putin’
Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, some members the president’s party urged him to pursue ceasefire talks as Medea Benjamin and Marcy Winograd write. But on Tuesday they withdrew the letter.
66 Nations at UN Say ‘End War in Ukraine’
“Too much blood has been spilled” — Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies highlight a few of the many under-reported appeals made at the General Assembly for peaceful negotiations.
A Push for Peace in Ukraine
After last week’s protests, Marcy Winograd is amplifying Mexican President Obrador’s call for dialog among Biden, Putin and Zelensky to end the proxy war.
US Watches as Cuban Fire Rages
The Biden administration is not offering meaningful assistance to contain a potential ecological disaster 90 miles from the U.S. coastline, write Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan and Medea Benjamin.
Pressure on Biden to Remove Cuba From Terror List
If anything, it is Cuba that has been the victim of international terrorism emanating mainly from the U.S., write Medea Benjamin and Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan.
NATO & a War Foretold
Instead of exploiting this crisis to expand even further, Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davie say the military alliance should suspend all new or pending membership applications until the current crisis has been resolved.
Slippery Slope: New U.S. Advanced Weapons for Ukraine
The U.S.-made High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, also known as HIMARS, will give Ukraine the capability to strike Russian targets roughly 50 miles away with powerful, satellite-guided missiles.
US Risks Sinking Americas’ Summit
Biden should invite all the heads of state in the region to the Americas’ Summit to foster better dialogue and a brighter future for the hemisphere, writes Medea Benjamin.