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Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright describe the collective’s encounter Tuesday with D.C. police, who refrained from evacuating the embassy. By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright Codepink An extraordinary set of events has been unfolding at the Venezuela embassy in Washington, D.C., since April 11, when the Embassy Protection Collective began living at the embassy with […]

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The refurbished peace boat set sail on May 1, with its first leg taking it to Hawaii, reports Colonel Ann Wright. ‘Wave Maker’ Found Derelict in 2011 By Ann Wright Special to Consortium News A refurbished peace boat that left the coast of California 61 years ago on a historic quest to disrupt U.S. nuclear […]

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Even after honorable discharge, foreign-born veterans who get arrested run the risk of deportation, writes Colonel Ann Wright. By Ann Wright Special to Consortium News No U.S. military veteran should face deportation, but many do. United Deported Veterans, with an office just off the plaza after crossing the U.S. border into Tijuana, Mexico, helps deported […]

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Ann Wright reports on the launch earlier this month, in D.C. and New York, of the worldwide “Korea Peace Now” campaign. By Ann Wright Special to Consortium News While U.S.-North Korean contact is stalled, relations between North Korea and South Korea continue to increase. One sign of that came earlier this month when a consortium […]

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A major spill of jet fuel in 2014 should have shut down this aging, leaking, storage complex, says Ann Wright. By Ann Wright in Honolulu Special to Consortium News The North Korean missile scare in Hawaii a year ago was alarming. But that fear has abated. Once again the greatest perceived threat to the island […]

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Washington would be wise to engage the new Pakistani administration to help fight extremism at home and bring about reasonable solutions to regional crises, rather than exacerbate them, says Ann Wright. By Ann Wright The relationship between the Trump administration and Pakistan is frosty after the United States cut $330 million in military aid to […]

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Washington would be wise to engage the new Pakistani administration to help fight extremism at home and bring about reasonable solutions to regional crises, rather than exacerbate them, says Ann Wright. By Ann Wright The relationship between the Trump administration and Pakistan is frosty after the United States cut $330 million in military aid to […]

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