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Medea Benjamin: For Biden’s Summit of the Americas, Obama’s Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way

Please Help ZNet           On May 16, the Biden administration announced new measures to “increase support for the Cuban people.” They included easing travel restrictions and helping Cuban-Americans support and connect with their families. They mark a step forward but a baby step, given that most U.S. sanctions on Cuba remain Read more…

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Medea Benjamin: “A Very Dangerous Moment”

Russian & U.S. Escalation Raises Risk of Direct Military Clash in Ukraine

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Medea Benjamin: From Mosul to Raqqa to Mariupol, Killing Civilians is a Crime

Please Help ZNet         Photo by Eli Unger/Shutterstock   Americans have been shocked by the death and destruction of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, filling our screens with bombed buildings and dead bodies lying in the street. But the United States and its allies have waged war in country after country for decades, Read more…

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Medea Benjamin: Women’s Delegation Urges U.S. & Europe to Unfreeze Afghan Funds

Interview on the release of funding for Afghan civilians

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Medea Benjamin: How the U.S. Has Empowered and Armed Neo-Nazis in Ukraine

The reality behind the propaganda is that the West and its Ukrainian allies have opportunistically exploited and empowered the extreme right in Ukraine

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Medea Benjamin: Memo to Congress: Diplomacy for Ukraine Is Spelled M-I-N-S-K

Ukrainians of all ethnicities deserve genuine support to resolve their differences and find a way to live together in one country—or to separate peacefully

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Medea Benjamin: America Is Reaping What It Sowed in Ukraine

Please Help ZNet             So what are Americans to believe about the rising tensions over Ukraine? The United States and Russia both claim their escalations are defensive, responding to threats and escalations by the other side, but the resulting spiral of escalation can only make war more likely. Ukrainian President Read more…

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Medea Benjamin: After a Year of Biden, Why Do We Still Have Trump’s Foreign Policy?

Tragically for America and the world, Biden has failed to restore Obama’s progressive initiatives, and has instead doubled down on many of Trump’s most dangerous and destabilizing policies

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Medea Benjamin: Hey, Hey, USA! How Many Bombs Did You Drop Today?

The U.S. and its allies have dropped 46 bombs and missiles per day on other countries for the past twenty years, all the while promoting the myth that U.S. militarism is a force for good in the world

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Medea Benjamin: Yes, There Were 10 Good Things About 2021

It was, indeed, a disastrous year, but we do have some reasons to cheer

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