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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

 

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 ·


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 ·

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