From the Editors
Sarah Lazare and John Wesley Jones
October seventh marked the eleventh anniversary of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, making it by far the longest war in US history. The date passed with little public fanfare. Despite vibrant and unprecedented US and global anti-war movements, as well as broad public opposition within the United States, open-ended war has become the backdrop to US society: it is no longer front-page news. Yet on this somber anniversary, the media was abuzz with Oprah Winfrey’s ...Keep Reading »
Sarah Lazare is a writer and anti-war, anti-militarist organizer with The Civilian-Soldier Alliance and War Times. She is also a Master's student in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
John Wesley Jones studies Philosophy of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is particularly interested in American Pragmatism and the Black Diaspora.