Social Justice Advocate Medea Benjamin

Marc talks with Medea Benjamin, the cofounder of CODEPINK, a women-initiated movement to wage peace, and the founding director of Global Exchange, an international human rights organization. Medea is the co-editor of the 2005 book Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses to Violence and Terrorism; in 2005, she was one of a thousand outstanding women nominated to receive a collective Nobel Peace Prize.

Medea spoke to us from Haiti. She’ll be in Baltimore this Sunday, Jan 31, to give a lecture titled "From Afghanistan to Gaza: Working Toward a More Peaceful World," presented by the 8th annual Ric Pfeffer Lecture and Baltimore Tikkun. The lecture is 7-9 p.m. at 2640 St. Paul Street. (For more information about the lecture, call 410-466-7344 or email

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Marc Steiner

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