Gender, Race, and a Militarized Okinawa: Interview with Akemi Johnson

by Jon Letman In Akemi Johnson’s Night in The American Village: The Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa, the author presents a nuanced, dynamic study of gender, race, culture, and politics on the island where… Continue Reading  

Hawaii’s False Alarm Raises Questions about Militarization

by Jon Letman In the days since Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency mistakenly issued an emergency alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile to over a million people, many of us in Hawaii have been thinking a lot about weapons and… Continue Reading