you seen us lately? CODEPINK has been all over the media,
bringing the message of peace and
Congress. We packed the hearing with Attorney General
Alberto Gonzales. Some of us were dressed as "pink
police", marching in with crime tape in hand to
demand that Gonzales be arrested for refusing to uphold the
constitution. Others wore bright pink
gowns with sashes reading "I MISS
LIBERTY", "I MISS HABEAS
CORPUS", and "I MISS
JUSTICE"-and held up copies of the Constitution.
made front page news at NYTimes.com when we
held up a pink banner right near
the Attorney General saying "I
have nothing to hide…except the truth."
fact, the day after the hearing the front page of the Washington
Post stated that the Senate Judiciary "goes CODEPINK
on Alberto Gonzales"!
raised a ruckus at hearings all week long, included a heated
one on "extraordinary rendition"
where we appeared in Guantanamo-style orange jumpsuits and
hoods, carrying pink signs decrying torture. You can read
more about our actions on our DC
blog. Better yet, come
join us at the CODEPINK
house in Washington DC!
addition to hearings, we visit Congressional offices every
day. This week, after hearing John
McCain turn the Beach Boy's song "Barbara Ann" into
"Bomb Iran," we showed up at McCain's office
with our own fabulous "Don't Bomb
Iran" song. You can watch it here.
has become an important resource for sharing progressive news.
We've had great success with our Toy
Soldiers video. Please keep spreading the link
far and wide to remind your friends and family that war is
not a game.We are heartened to see that mainstream media outlets
are also being more critical of the administration now. Be
sure to catch these two upcoming television shows:
60 MINUTES: Life In Baghdad explores how the war
has impacted the lives of innocent Iraqi citizens. You
can catch it Sunday, April 22nd at 7pm PST on CBS.
Bill Moyers Journal:
Buying the War examines how the media helped Bush make the
case for war in the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq. It
airs Wednesday, April 25, 2007, 9:00-10:30 pm ET on PBS.
you on the front page or come join us in DC!
Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Liz, Medea, Melissa, Nancy, Patricia,
Rae, Samantha, and Sonia
You can champion progressive media yourself by hosting one
of our Mother's Day movie nights and screening our film, "Women
Say NO to War: Iraqi and American Women Speak Out".
Find out how to host a Pink Flix