War & Peace

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Every dollar spent by the Pentagon is a dollar not spent on education, healthcare, or climate. When critics attack social spending by asking 'how will you pay for it?' this will be our answer."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"It's a jacket that you earned and I want you to keep it," responded the 2020...


It was 39 years ago that John Lennon was murdered by a deranged fan in front of his apartment - or, wrote Jimmy Breslin that night, " became another person who died after being shot with a gun on the streets of New York." He was 40. Yoko Ono posted a searing tribute, calling his loss "a hollowing experience" and noting that 1,400,000 Americans have died by gun since his death. These dark days, God knows we could use his voice, heart, wit and hope.

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