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Medea Benjamin
Medea Benjamin is co-founder of the women-led peace group Code Pink and the co-founder of the human rights group Global Exchange. She has been an advocate for social justice for more than 40 years. Described… Read more

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Medea Benjamin is co-founder of the women-led peace group Code Pink and the co-founder of the human rights group Global Exchange. She has been an advocate for social justice for more than 40 years. Described as "one of America's most committed---and most effective---fighters for human rights" by New York Newsday, and "one of the high-profile leaders of the peace movement" by the Los Angeles Times, she was one of 1,000 women from 140 countries nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the millions of women who do the essential work of peace worldwide. She is the author of nine books, including "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control" and "Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection," and her articles appear regularly in outlets such as The Huffington Post, Common Dreams, AlterNet, The Other Words and TeleSUR.
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