Category Archives: CODEPINK

Georgia Tech’s Ties to Drones Focus of Workshop, upcoming Activism

  By Kevin Moran, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) CHATTAHOOCHEE COUNTY, Georgia — Medea Benjamin, founder of CODEPINK, was the keynote speaker at the Georgia Peace & Justice Coalition (GPJC) Drone Task Force Workshop, at this year’s protest against the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC, formerly known as the School of the Americas).     The […]

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Medea Benjamin Discusses US Drones during Atlanta Visit

By Courtney Hanson, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) DECATUR — The Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition hosted Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange and author of the recent book Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, in Atlanta on Monday, September 17, 2012. Benjamin, who was in Atlanta for no more than five hours, spoke to […]

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Activists Rally at Rosa Parks’s Anniversary at Lenox Mall

(APN) ATLANTA — 45 activists rallied today at Lenox Mall in Atlanta, Georgia, to remember Rosa Parks and protest poverty, racism, and war. The rally began at 11:30 am and ended at 1 pm. Protesters held banners reading, “Shut the War Down,” “End Poverty, Racism, and War,” and “Fund Hurricane Relief! Not the War in Iraq!” The honking of horns, […]

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