Promises of Peace

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Medea Benjamin is cofounder of Code Pink.

Learn more about the peace activist and see more Robert Shetterly portraits of Americans Who Tell the Truth.



spacer Medea Benjamin at the inauguration of Barack Obama.

Videographer Len Davis is in Washington, D.C. for YES! Magazine, capturing voices around the inauguration.

Voices for Change :: On inauguration day, YES! Magazine spoke to some of the millions of people who went to D.C. to watch history in the making. Hear what they had to say.



:: PATH TO A NEW ECONOMY
The Speech President Obama Should Deliver… But Won't
David Korten's new book Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth outlines an agenda to bring into being a new economy—locally based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all, not simply increasing profits.
In this special pre-publication excerpt, Korten summarizes his version of the economic address to the nation he wishes Barack Obama were able to deliver.

:: MAKING PEACE
Candidates for Congress Show the Way Out
As the occupation drags on, 10 candidates for the U.S. Congress announce a plan to bring all the troops home.

The Voice of a Mother is Powerful
After Cindy Sheehan lost her son Casey to the war in Iraq, she went to Crawford, Texas to ask President Bush to explain the noble cause her son had died for. Thousands joined her at Camp Casey.




 

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