Articles by Wade Dunham

Injustice in the Rearview

July 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

I’ve had trouble writing of late. It’s not about an absence of content (there’s been plenty, more than I could ever react to or encapsulate in words). It’s not about an absence of context, as all of this seems to fit rather nicely into the …

The Gina Haspel Nomination Made Me Think

May 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

So the Gina Haspel thing is weighing heavy upon me, but not for the reasons that you might think. Make no mistake, I think she’s awful.  But much like the fallout from the #metoo movement, her nomination for CIA director has made me do a …

As the Trump administration careens haphazardly towards an historic and potentially game-changing denuclearization summit with Kim Jong-Un, it is becoming increasingly clear that the North Korea problem is one that needs to be viewed holistically, through the prism of America’s past and current successes and …

Congress Must Reclaim its War Powers

April 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The potential firing of Robert Mueller and/or Rod Rosenstein has focused a great deal of angst and hand-wringing on the looming potential for a constitutional crisis.  Not nearly enough attention, on the other hand, has been paid to the one that is already upon us. …

Saturday’s suspected nerve gas attack on the Syrian rebel stronghold of Douma, leaving more than 40 dead and over a thousand injured, has drawn a stark and largely partisan divide between the doves and hawks in the American foreign policy establishment, and the situation has …

Why Should We Care About Yemen?

March 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Wade Dunham Wade Dunham is an independent progressive activist, Somerville resident, escapee from coastal Maine, and an alumnus of Tufts University. Yemen. A country in the throes of a savage sectarian civil war. Twenty million people at risk of starvation. A massive cholera outbreak …