Articles by Harry Blain

The War Always Comes Home

June 10, 2020 | The American war machine has always been integral to American racism. It's time to tear it down along with those Confederate statues.


The Useless War Powers Act

January 9, 2020 | By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars.


The Conservatism of Impeachment

December 10, 2019 | Impeachment may be necessary, even noble. Yet we don’t need to merely restore our political order — we need to overturn it.


Should We Fight a War on White Terrorism?

August 21, 2019 | There’s a strong argument to shift law enforcement resources from Muslim organizations to domestic white terrorists — but expanding the war on terror is a riskier proposition.


American Concentration Camps, Then and Now

July 1, 2019 | When human beings are framed as a national security threat, barbed wire is the next logical step. But unlike during the Japanese internment, today there's high-level political resistance.