George Washington converses with AWTT portraits

Maxwell School Exhibit

For many years a life size bronze George Washington has held silent court in the pristine, chapel-like foyer of the Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He stands mythically virtuous and consequential. By being the right, the essential, man at the right time, he is honored as the Father of this […]

17 Years of Getting Afghanistan Completely Wrong

David Swanson Awtt Portrait

While many of us forget, David Swanson urges us to remember. And to do something about it. Swanson reminds us that the war in Afghanistan drags on, even as Americans ignore its ongoing tragedies. And he urges, correctly, our responsibility to end it. 17 Years of Getting Afghanistan Completely Wrongby David SwansonWe expect 17-year-olds to […]

A Sigh Heard Round the World

Iraq War Destruction

How the Chimney-sweepers cry Every blackning Church appalls, And the hapless Soldiers sigh Runs in blood down Palace walls.— William Blake, London A friend asked me, since the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait project originated as my reaction to the criminal US attack on Iraq, how I felt about the escalating violence in Iraq. […]