Background CODEPINK is cosponsoring the "Kids
have the right to read about Palestine"
campaign, which is calling on editors of social
studies series found in juvenile collections in
libraries to add the title PALESTINE to their
series aimed at celebrating diversity, allowing
young readers a chance to see how people live
in faraway lands. Alice Walker, Noam Chomsky,
Norman Finkelstein and Naomi Shihab Nye have endorsed
CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end U.S. funded wars and occupations, to challenge militarism globally, and to redirect our resources into health care, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities. The name CODEPINK satirized the Bush Administration's color-coded, fear-mongering "security" alert system that has since been phased out. CODEPINK is a lively call for the people of the world to "wage peace." More...