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Pressure builds to step up weapons tracking in Ukraine Washington Post, November 27, 2022

German Military Preparing for Potential War with Russia Popular Resistance, November 26, 2022

Peace in Rome Portside, November 26, 2022

When Peace Had a Chance in Ukraine (excerpts from "War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict" by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies) Truthdig, November 1, 2022

66 Nations at UN say “End the war in Ukraine” New Age, October 1, 2022

Statements from 2022 UN General Assembly Calling for a Negotiated Peace in Ukraine CODEPINK, September 2022

Putin Announces Partial Mobilization of Russia's Reserve Forces; Russian Occupied Areas of Ukraine to Hold Referendum on Annexation; At U.N., Germany's Scholz Denounces Russian Invasion as "Imperialism"; U.N. Secretary-General Warns World is in Peril Democracy Now, September 21, 2022

Peace Activists Hit the Street from DC to San Francisco LA Progressive, September 20, 2022

U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern defends votes on Ukraine; flip-flop accusations exchanged Telegram & Gazette, September 16, 2022

Peace Talks Essential as War Rages on in Ukraine Common Dreams, September 5, 2022

The Missing Peace in $13.5 Billion in Military Aid to Ukraine Common Dreams, August 31, 2022

How much military aid has Biden sent to Ukraine Speaking Security Newsletter, August 29, 2022 ($40.13 billion--according to Semler

Two arrested during Rockville protest against U.S. spending on war in Ukraine Bestheda Beat Magazine, August 10, 2022

UN Nuclear Chief: Ukraine nuclear plant is 'out of control' Associated Press, August 3, 2022

Humanity is just one misunderstanding away from "nuclear annihilation," warns UN Chief United Nations, August 1, 2022

Diplomacy Watch: Blinken to meet with Lavrov in first since Russia invaded Ukraine Responsible Statecraft, July 29, 2022

No to NATO in Madrid Popular Resistance, July 6, 2022

Report: International Day of Action for Peace in Ukraine Stop the War Coalition, June 27, 2022

Oakland Protests Against War in Ukraine KPFA, June 23, 2022

UN Food Chief Says 'Hell on Earth' Looms From Hunger Crisis Triggered by Ukraine War CommonDreams, June 17, 2022

U.S. sending Harpoon Anti-Missiles to Ukraine Naval News, June 16, 2022

The U.S. pledged billions to fight climate change. Then came the Ukraine war. NPR Weekend Edition, May 14, 2022

Public Expresses Mixed Views of U.S. Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Pew Research Center, March 15, 2022

Every Bay Area “Peace In Ukraine” Global Day of Action Rally (March 5-6) Sf.funcheap.com, March 5, 2022

Ukraine vigils and peace protests in Wales this weekend The National.WALES, March 4, 2022

March 6: Global day of action against war Rabble.ca, March 1, 2022

Letter signed by 15,000 Russian medical professionals opposing the military actions carried out by Russian armed forces in Ukraine March 1, 2022

Anti-War Coalition Holds Online Rally for Peace in Ukraine CommonDreams, February 26, 2022

Letter signed by 600 Russian scientists opposing war with Ukraine, February 25, 2022

 

Podcasts and Video Links

No to NATO Webinar (YouTube, October 18, 2022)
Sponsored by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - US.

What’s Happening With Afghanistan’s Funds? (CODEPINK Radio, September 29, 2022)
Marcy Winograd updates us on the state of war in Ukraine and how the peace movement is responding.

Role-Playing Peace Conversations and Challenging Post-Soviet Privatization (CODEPINK Radio, September 8, 2022)
Marcy Winograd, host of CODEPINK Congress, role-plays with co-host Hanieh Jodat how to talk about achieving a diplomatic peace in Ukraine. On the second half of our show, she shares a webinar featuring anti-war feminist voices in Ukraine and Georgia who challenge neo-liberal privatization schemes and envision a worker-center society in their post Soviet states.

On the Questionable Usefulness and Longevity of NATO (Best of the Left podcast, August 20, 2022)
Take a look at the history of NATO and its role in the world after the fall of the Soviet Union which has come back into focus due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, sparking previously neutral countries to request NATO membership, all while an eye to a future causes speculation on how NATO should respond to the growing geopolitical influence of China.

Medea Benjamin on US Cuban Sanctions & Biden's Embrace of Saudi Arabia (YouTube, August 17, 2022) 
Democracy Now speaks with CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin on the aftermath of the largest oil fire in Cuba's history, the sentencing of Saudi women rights activist Salma al-Shehab and the ballooning of the Pentagon budget.

SF Protest Against Nancy Pelosi for Pushing War Drive Against China & Visit to Taiwan (YouTube, August 1, 2022)
Activists partake in a protest against the provocative visit of Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan while visiting Asia outside her office at the San Francisco US Federal Building in California. 

No to NATO Protest in Madrid (CODEPINK Radio, July 14, 2022)
Marcy Winograd interviews CODEPINK activists Colonel Ann Wright and Paki Wieland about their participation in the NO to NATO protests in Spain.

The People’s Summit & Chomsky on Ukraine (CODEPINK Radio, June 14, 2022)
Renowned linguist, author and anti-war voice Noam Chomsky slams US media for
Censoring debate over weapons shipments to Ukraine.

Ukraine: Negotiation, Not Escalation (CODEPINK Radio, May 18, 2022)
Check in with John Quigly, an international law professor and former US negotiator in Crimea, as well as Kati Juva, board member of Finland’s chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Jeffrey Sachs on Ending the Russia-Ukraine War (YouTube, April, 2022)
Jeffrey Sachs joins The Climate Pod to discuss the international diplomacy required to end the Russia-Ukraine War. In April 2022, Professor Sachs and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network issued a statement calling on the United Nations Security Council to increase diplomatic efforts to bring a swift end to the war in Ukraine.

"As U.S. Funnels Money & Arms to Ukraine, Independent Media Faces Pressure to Parrot Official Narrative" (Democracy Now, July 12, 2022)
Interview with Joe Lauria, Editor, Consortium News.

U.S.'s Victoria Nuland on Tape Plotting to Install a Neo-Nazi in #Ukraine's Transition Government 
2014 phone call between Asst. U.S. Secretary of State for Europe Victoria Nuland and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. In this conversation, Nuland plots to include a far-right nationalist with long-standing ties to the Neo-Nazi movement to run a transition government following a U.S. supported coup.

 

Opinion Pieces

The endless proxy war, by design Aaron Maté - Substack, October 18, 2022

Those Refusing to Fight in the Ukraine War Should be Protected Jacobin, October 5, 2022

Complications of the Ukraine War Imprimis, October 4, 2022

The Narrative That This War Was Unprovoked Prevents Peace Caitlin’s Newsletter, October 2, 2022

Stop fanning the flames of war. Seek a ceasefire in Ukraine San Jose Mercury News, September 30, 2022

Playing Russian Roulette in Ukraine Washington Liberals, September 22, 2022

Why I was arrested to "Stop the war! Save the climate!" The Sentinel, September 10, 2022

Joint CODEPINK WILPF-US Statement to the States Parties at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference CODEPINK, August 1, 2022

The U.S. and Russia Need to Start Talking Before it's Too Late New York Times, July 27, 2022

Nuclear strategy and ending the war in Ukraine The Hill, July 19, 2022

A European Call for an End to the Ukraine War  ZNet, July 9, 2022

Noam Chomsky: The "Historic" NATO Summit in Madrid Shored Up US Militarism Truth Out, July 6, 2022

Ukraine: The Latest Neocon Disaster LA Progressive, June 29, 2022

In Ukraine, Diplomacy Has Been Ruled Out: David Barsamian and Noam Chomsky Common Dreams, June 19, 2022

Should The Left Support Biden in Ukraine? Counterpunch, June 17, 2022

Progressive Democrats Don Helmets, Embrace US-Russia Proxy War Counterpunch, June 16, 2022

We Need a Real Debate About the Ukraine War The Nation, May 24, 2022

The War in Ukraine Is Getting Complicated, and America Isn’t Ready New York Times, May 19, 2022

"The Goal is to Weaken Russia" To The Point Analysis, May 9, 2022

The Ukraine Crisis is Splitting the Peace Movement — When it’s Needed Most Massachusetts Peace Action, March 30, 2022

 

Organizational Statements

World Beyond War: Peace Agenda for Ukraine and the World (September, 2022)

Veterans For Peace Statement on Ukraine (June, 2022)

Climate Crisis and Militarism Project of Veterans for Peace on Ukraine and the Climate Crisis (March, 2022)

Democratic Socialists of America: On Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (February, 2022)

Peace Action Statement on Ukraine: Diplomacy and De-escalation, Not Further Militarization (February, 2022)

CODEPINK says STOP the War in Ukraine: Russian Troops Out-No NATO Expansion (March, 2022)

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Statement regarding Russia, Ukraine, USA and NATO (March, 2022)

Massachusetts Peace Action: Stop the War in Ukraine. Russian Troops Out. No to NATO expansion (March, 2022)

Statement of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement Against Perpetuation of War (April, 2022)

RootsAction on Need for Single Standard of Accountability to Prevent the Crime of War (February, 2022)


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