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Famous Quotes By Medea Benjamin

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I wonder if you are ashamed of calling a Democratically elected government a fascist government. — Medea Benjamin

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It hit me very early on that something was terribly wrong, that I would see silos full of food and supermarkets full of food, and kids starving ... In Fair Trade, we see ourselves as this infinitesimal part of the world economy. But somebody's got to come up with an alternative model that says children eating is No. 1. — Medea Benjamin

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I wouldn't characterize anybody who fought in Vietnam as a war hero. In 23 bombing sorties, there must have been civilians that were killed and there's no heroism to that. — Medea Benjamin

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Israel is run by war criminals. — Medea Benjamin

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We civilians defend our own right to free speech. The military in Iraq does not defend our right to free speech. — Medea Benjamin

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Hip to the fact that well-behaved women rarely make history, Diane [Wilson] has already inspired a new movement of totally uncontrollable, irresistible and unreasonable women! — Medea Benjamin

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I actually think it is people like myself who have been fighting for our rights to free speech and I would like the right to defend my own right to free speech, not have soldiers doing it for me. I don't think I need soldiers. — Medea Benjamin

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If it weren't for people like the people in Berkeley, standing up for what they believe, we'd be living under Hitler. — Medea Benjamin

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I think that you hear more opposition to the government in Venezuela than you would here in the United States. That's in the TV, in the radio and in the print media. — Medea Benjamin

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Changing the structure and rules of the global economy will require a mass movement based on messages of compassion, justice, and equality, as well as collaborative and democratic processes ... If we stay positive, inclusive, and democratic, we have a truly historic opportunity to build a global movement for social justice. — Medea Benjamin

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It is so inspiring to see a new group coming together not to focus on a particular war or weapons system, but on all war-everywhere. And it's great to have such beautifully crafted arguments about why war is not inevitable and how war contributes to so many other global ills. This coalition is worthy of Martin Luther King's call to end violence and instead put our energies and resources into 'life-affirming activities.' Bravo! — Medea Benjamin

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When Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar was asked why there was so much animosity in her country towards the United States, she gave a one-word answer: "drones." — Medea Benjamin