Alli McCracken

Alli McCracken is a national coordinator at CODEPINK in Washington, DC. She is passionate about human rights, justice for Palestinians, ending drone warfare and women’s reproductive rights. She graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Religious Studies.

Are US-Saudi Relations Finally Souring?

October 06, 2016

Political pressure is helping erode the bond between these old political allies, but the results of this election season could squander any chance at change. Congress recently passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows families of victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks to sue other...

The Time Has Come to Close Guantanamo Bay

January 11, 2016

If Obama visits Cuba before leaving office, he should announce the closure of Guantánamo Bay at the same time, says Alli McCracken. US President Barack Obama should be given props for the progress made in thawing US-Cuba relations, but there’s a piece of unfinished business that he could—and should—still attend...