We urge President-Elect Joe Biden and U.S. Senators to choose a Secretary of Defense who is unencumbered by a history of advocating for bellicose military policies and is free of financial ties to the weapons industry. Michèle Flournoy does not meet those qualifications and is ill-suited to serve as Secretary of Defense.
In anticipation of the second anniversary of her arrest, we co-hosted an online panel discussion to Free Meng Wanzhou, unjustly incarcerated by the Trudeau government at the request of the Trump Administration. You’ll learn more from Canadian experts about her legal case, deteriorating relations with China, and the rise of Sinophobia in Canada – plus what you can do about it.
Despite polls that suggest most Canadians do not support warplanes used to kill and destroy things around the world, the federal government seems determined to spend tens of billions of dollars to expand that capability.
23-year-old Jasim Mohamed AlEskafi was working at Mondelez International’s Kraft Factory, in addition to freelance farming and sales work, when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 23 January 2018. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations.
Feminism Not Militarism: Medea Benjamin On The Movement To Oppose Michèle Flournoy As Pentagon Chief
Michele Flournoy represents the epitome of what is worst about the Washington blob, the military-industrial complex’s revolving door,” says CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin.