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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

 

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 ·


Life in the Post-9/11 Military: A Navy Wife's Perspective

Over the last decade, I've felt as if the tiny community of discontented, activist-minded spouses I've associated with and the mob-like structures of the military conformists who eternally try to rope us in or dismiss us seemed to recreate post-9/11 America in a microcosm.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


Who Authorizes America's Wars and Why Do They Never End?

War is a cancer on our democracy.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


Changing the Way the Military Handles Sexual Assault

How not to leave the fox guarding the henhouse.

Andrea Mazzarino ·



Living Up Close and Personal With Our Endless Wars

Perspectives on the storming of the Capitol from a military spouse.

Andrea Mazzarino ·


Covid-19 Is a Massive Killer Home and Abroad—Just Like Our Endless Wars

The massive and unseen costs of America's post-9/11 wars at home and abroad.

Andrea Mazzarino ·

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