Code Pink and the need for an anti-war solution in Ukraine
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink, talks about the latest efforts in global peace-rallying.
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Program Title: Code Pink and the need for an anti-war solution in Ukraine
Description: This week on the show, Libby Davies speaks to Medea Benjamin, co-founder of women-led peace group Code Pink. Code Pink is a grassroots NGO with an anti-war mandate. The goal of Code Pink is to divest from the “war machine” and from companies that derive their profits from U.S. military interventions, the global arms trade, and the militarization in the streets.
Benjamin sits down with Davies to talk about the inception of the NGO back in 2002 and looking for a non-military solution to end Russia's occupation in Ukraine.
Benjamin says: “It is so difficult to cut through this incredible propaganda machine; now the call is we have to make sure Ukraine wins this war. As if there is any winning in this war.”
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