Hillary Clinton

The Siren Song of a No-Fly Zone

November 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the 2016 Fall Newsletter The presidential candidates are trying to come up with a ‘solution’ for Syria. Donald Trump has proposed a “safe zone” to shelter Syrians out of the conflict. The zone, according to Trump, would be a piece of …

After the Election

November 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the 2016 Fall Newsletter John Ratiff, Cambridge, November 2, 2016 As the 2016 election stumbles to its conclusion, most traditionally relied upon pollsters predict a victory for former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. Campaign debate became a huge tornado of calumny …

ELECTIONS 2016 Humanity’s Future in a Troubled World What About War, Climate, and Social Justice? The major parties present a belligerent war hawk running against a confirmed warmonger, yet the issue of U.S. never-ending wars is barely acknowledged. With Bernie no longer a candidate, should …

Peace and the Presidential Race for 2016

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter, Fall 2015, published on August 20, 2015. What are the prospects that the 2016 contest will advance the cause of peace and begin a shift from the failed policies of endless conflict? The answer to …