Drones blur the lines between civilian and combatant, allowing military forces to manage populations through surveillance and control via the threat or actualization of violence, and fuel new arms races. Israel’s history also instructs us that we will see yet more uses of this deadly weapon. For this reason, the use of drone technology must be heavily and consistently critiqued, regardless of which state deploys it.Continue Reading →
It is difficult to imagine how the lives of Viktor Bout and Brittany Griner could become entwined under any circumstances other than what actually happened. On December 8, 2022, the U.S. and Russia traded Bout and Griner in a prisoner swap at an airport in Abu Dhabi.
Against the backdrop of the Russian invasion […]Continue Reading →
I have worked on advocacy for the rights of incarcerated people in multiple states; however, I am new to this work in Massachusetts. Massachusetts has a comparatively lower incarceration rate, but this does not mean mass incarceration is less harmful for the people subjected to it. What stands out in this state is the tenacity […]Continue Reading →
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