Barbara Lee Was Right About Afghanistan in 2001. We Should Listen to Her Now.

The California congresswoman was the only member to vote against the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force. She has been vindicated, but her quest to repeal it rolls on.

Barbara Lee Interview: Congresswoman Vindicated in Afghanistan War Vote (

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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