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Andrea Mazzarino

Andrea Mazzarino

Andrea Mazzarino co-founded Brown University’s Costs of War Project. She is an activist and social worker interested in the health impacts of war. She has held various clinical, research, and advocacy positions, including at a Veterans Affairs PTSD Outpatient Clinic, with Human Rights Watch, and at a community mental health agency. She is the co-editor of "War and Health: The Medical Consequences of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan" (2019).

Articles by this author

 

10 Years as a Military Spouse in America's Post-9/11 World

Because terror isn't a place or a people, you cannot eradicate it with your military. But the effort to do so has changed so much about who we are.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


When You Have No Choice in a Pro-Violence Society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents remains in question.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


The Costs of Investing in War, Not Human Livelihood

War and ever greater preparations for more of it do not lay the groundwork for a good democracy.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


Armed to the Teeth, America Has an Anger Problem

Dealing with Trump's occupation of all too many American hearts and minds.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


Endless War as Forever Terrorism

On the conflicts we can't win and the suffering we don't see.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


We Should Be Fighting the Climate Emergency, Not Another War

The planet needs global cooperation to heal from the damage humanity has wrought—more war is the opposite of what we need.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


What If the Department of Homeland Security Was Aimed at the Nation It Was Created to Protect?

The domestic agency created after the 9/11 attacks to keep this country "secure" has consistently ignored or downplayed the largest threat: far-right, anti-government extremists.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


The Costs of War to the American Taxpayer

Our needs versus the Pentagon's.

Andrea Mazzarino ·

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