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Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan has been a journalist for over 50 years and is currently a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus, a part of the Institute for Policy Studies. He formerly ran the journalism program at the University of California at Santa Cruz and served as a provost of one of UCSC’s colleges. He also served on the KPFA Listener’s Board and chaired the Board for two years.

Articles by this author

 

What I Know After 50 Years of Covering Foreign Policy: War and Empire Are Bad

After half a century studying the issue, here's lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly.

Conn Hallinan ·


The Bloody Truth About Drones: We Need an International Convention on Drones

Drones are neither as cheap, targeted, or bloodless as advertised. They're ripe for international arms control. 

Conn Hallinan ·


Saving Pacifica Radio Is Critical to Building a Progressive Movement

"We are in a battle for the heart and soul of Pacifica."

Larry Bensky ·


The U.S. Needs COVID Relief and Renewable Energy, Not a Space Force

Instead of wasting scarce funds on the Space Force, the Biden administration should deploy its diplomats to demilitarize space.

Conn Hallinan ·


Climate Catastrophe Comes for Europe

This year’s floods and heat waves are but a fraction of what awaits the continent—unless a growing climate mobilization succeeds.

Conn Hallinan ·


The World Needs a Water Treaty

The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it

Conn Hallinan ·


Diego Garcia: The “Unsinkable Carrier” Springs a Leak

A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it’s about time.

Conn Hallinan ·


Could Trump Really Launch a War With Iran?

It’s unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don’t favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word

Conn Hallinan ·

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