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Price Controls Could Tame Inflation

Price Controls Could Tame Inflation

Price controls tend to outrage many economists and business-friendly politicians. But curbing excess profits and making essentials more affordable would be politically smart — and effective. By...

Covering War Without Prejudice

Covering War Without Prejudice

Newsrooms must not make comparisons that weigh the significance or imply justification of one conflict over another. Regardless of their home country, the victims of war always deserve proper...

Photo Gallery: Local “No to War” actions

Photo Gallery: Local “No to War” actions

Two vigils calling for an end to the war in Ukraine took place in Palo Alto on Sunday, March 6, in response to calls for a national day of action. Both gatherings were held at the traditional...

A Message From Russians Against the War

A Message From Russians Against the War

There is only one way to prevent these catastrophes. We ourselves, the men and women of Russia, have to stop this war. This country belongs to us, not a handful of distraught old men with palaces...

The Best Way to Help Ukraine is Diplomacy, Not War

The Best Way to Help Ukraine is Diplomacy, Not War

Every war eventually ends with diplomacy. The question is how long the killing goes on before the diplomats stop it. By Phyllis Bennis Institute for Policy Studies Russia’s outrageous invasion of...

Only Cold-War Fools Hit Replay on Doomsday

Only Cold-War Fools Hit Replay on Doomsday

It's finally time for this country to succeed in something again—something noble, something other than the perpetuation of murderous war and the horrific production of genocidal weaponry. By William...

Urgent Action: Sign a Letter to Your Senators

Urgent Action: Sign a Letter to Your Senators

Take Action to Protect Democracy! As we mark the anniversary of the appalling attacks on American democracy that took place at the U.S. Capitol on 1/6/2021, it is clear that the Senate filibuster is...

Yes, There Were 10 Good Things About 2021

Yes, There Were 10 Good Things About 2021

By Medea Benjamin Code Pink This year, 2021, began with a huge sense of relief as Trump left office. We hoped to emerge from the ravages of COVID, pass a hefty Build Back Better (BBB) bill, and make...

Webinar: Code Red for Humanity

Webinar: Code Red for Humanity

Friday, January 14, 2022  12:00 PM-1:30 PM (PST) Location: Online Zoom Webinar REGISTER If you’re wondering how to fight climate change, join climate experts and local policy leaders for a webinar...