War & Peace

Jon Queally, staff writer
A day after becoming first Democrat to say she would vote to confirm hawkish CIA director to be Trump's next secretary of state, Senator from North Dakota stumbled to explain why Pompeo's troubling record on torture and NSA spying would not dissuade her. Then quickly walked away.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman was among those to express concern...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Countries may be more willing to use military force when they can do so...


Seeking to add "a tapestry of voices” to the dialogue, socially active poets held an anti-gun poetry slam before joining thousands of D.C. kids at Friday's National School Walkout. About two dozen people each added one line to the piece "Longer Than A Gun" - “Our hearts are less fragile than the nothingness that pulls the trigger” - to remind listeners, "W e’re not talking about policy - we're talking about people who get up every morning and treasure one another.”