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CodePink Co-Founder Calls Out General Dynamics CEO over Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

HeadlineMay 07, 2021

In Virginia, CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin interrupted a shareholder meeting of General Dynamics Wednesday to protest the company’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries. Medea Benjamin addressed General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic, who she says has personally pocketed $21 million a year.

Medea Benjamin: “So, if you have a model where you need global conflict, where you need wars to be able to make money, I think there’s something fundamentally wrong with this company, and you ought to have some more moral reflection about how you earn your billions of dollars.”

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