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CODEPINK

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Members of Code Pink, a grassroots peace and social justice movement, demonstrate in Iraq. The group seeks to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and redirect resources into healthcare, education, green jobs, and life-affirming activities. (No audio available)
This woman-centered activist organization promotes peace and social justice. The group was founded in the United States by longtime activists including Media Benjamin, Jodie Evans, Diane Wilson, and Starhawk on November 17, 2002, in response to the Bush administration's policies toward Iraq. Combining humorous, performance-based activism that relies heavily on traditional feminine symbols-specifically the color pink and emphasis on women's mothering and caretaking roles-with astute Internet and media savvy, CODEPINK has emerged as a leader in the ...

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