January 22, Day of Horror & Hope: Reflections 2022

Posted on January 18, 2022 By

  Rachel MacNair The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) bans the use, possession, testing, and transfer of nuclear weapons under international law. I had been following its progress for some time, of course. I would get word this nation had ratified and that one had and we were getting close to the…


Seeing War’s Victims: The New York Times Investigation of Civilian Casualties in Iraq and Syria

Posted on January 11, 2022 By

by John Whitehead The New York Times recently published the results of an in-depth investigation into American bombing and its consequences. The Times articles, which came out in late December 2021, focused on the American bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria against ISIS. Drawing on internal Defense Department documents and extensive interviews, including with those…


Scientific Integrity Problems – Psychology

Posted on January 4, 2022 By

The following letter (lightly edited) was sent in December, 2021.   Membership Department, American Psychological Association (APA) Dear colleagues: I have been a member since 1996, and have (for identification only) served as membership chair and 2013 president of Division 48, peace psychology. I tolerated having occasional disagreements with APA organizational policy because this was my…