RIP Tommy Raskin

by | Dec 31, 2020

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Tommy Raskin, former intern for and a former staffer at the National Friends Committee on Legislation died today. He was 25. No cause of death was given.

Tommy was the son of Rep. Jamie Raskin, (D-MD), who announced Tommy’s death today. Tommy had been attending Harvard Law School

During and after his internship he was an occasional writer on our pages. Tommy wrote an article for The Libertarian Institute last week.

Tommy was active in recent efforts to lobby congressional opposition to US support of the Saudi war on Yemen. We will miss him, and his tremendous dedication to the cause of peace.

About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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