RIP Tommy Raskin

by | Dec 31, 2020

37474122 9103605 Image A 8 1609464331404Tommy Raskin, former intern for Antiwar.com 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 Antiwar.com 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 Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and editor of The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019. He’s conducted more than 5,500 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.
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