6.4
Drones aren’t the murky subject we pretend they are

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The Catholic Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, explains why drones do not meet the criteria of Just War theory in The Washington PostDrones aren’t the murky subject we pretend they are

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5.18
TCC Radio: 60 Words | Radiolab

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Senator Barbara Lee

“As we act let us not become the evil that we deplore.”

Senator Barbara Lee was the only elected official who voted against giving the President the freedom to attack any and all terrorists using any means necessary and without asking Congress. She’s a Christian who was inspired, at least in part, by a reading from the book of Jeremiah. More and her story on Radiolab after the jump:

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4.8
The Poster That Shows Drone Pilots Who They’re Bombing

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We must think carefully about the ethics of war, because “collateral damage” means someone’s child. Artists have made a giant poster of a child who died in a drone attack in order to to influence drone pilots and public policy. More from The Atlantic here: For Shame, The Giant Poster That Shows Drone Pilots Who They’re Bombing

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