289Nov 16, 2013
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 ...
1,387Nov 16, 2013
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.
281Nov 16, 2013
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 ...
481Sep 7, 2013
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 ...
348Jun 9, 2013
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 ...
102May 23, 2013
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 times.
377Apr 3, 2013
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.
1,252Mar 5, 2013
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 ...
1,765Jul 7, 2012
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 also ...
667Mar 15, 2010
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 ...
68Mar 20, 2008
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 ...
257Sep 15, 2007
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 ...
40Sep 4, 2007
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 fall ...
196Jan 27, 2007
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 ...
23Jan 22, 2005
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 adopt ...
65Jun 26, 2004
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. The ...
18Mar 20, 2004
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 opposing the ...
16Dec 10, 2003
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 Speak Out, ...
346Oct 25, 2003
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 bring ...
161Jan 18, 2003
Opposition to War
The guests talked about opposition to war with Iraq, and the peace rally in Washington later that day. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
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