It’s Time to Ban Killer Drones

It’s Time to Ban Killer Drones

Everyone who followed the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan was horrified by the drone attack, called a “tragic mistake” by the Pentagon, which killed 10 members of a single family, including 7 children. Zemari Ahmadi, who worked for Nutrition and...
The Day I Became Anti-War

The Day I Became Anti-War

Most of us who were alive then remember where we were on the morning of the 9/11 attacks. As we mark the 18th anniversary of the Iraq War this March, I wonder how many also remember where we were that day. On 9/11, I was a Catholic school eighth grader. I’ll never...
End the Wars, Win the Antiwar Vote

End the Wars, Win the Antiwar Vote

Like anyone else who was around that day, I can tell you exactly where I was on 9/11. I was a Catholic school eighth grader, fresh off my 14th birthday. The school day lurched along for a while, but eventually we dropped the pretense of carrying on. Teachers ushered...