Peace and Security

A Cruel Holiday Gift for Refugee Families

A Cruel Holiday Gift for Refugee Families

Two months after experiencing the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, my dad finally made it back home to Boston. What had started as a holiday vacation turned into weeks of sleeping outside the family home in Haiti, fearful that it...

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A Mass Murderer’s Love Song to Trump

A Mass Murderer’s Love Song to Trump

"We've had a great relationship," exulted a giddy Donald Trump, following his two-day schmoozefest in Manila with the thuggish Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte, who calls himself a "toughie," brags that he's personally killed many people and likes to...

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Gun Control Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Gun Control Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Before the gun lobby or its sycophants in Congress bring out their usual talking points for why we can't ever have common sense gun reform, I'd like to shoot one of them down. No pun intended. We just saw what happens when a bad guy with a gun is met by a good guy...

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