William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: On the doorstep of Thanksgiving, 59,000 Haitian refugees have been told to leave the US. This Thanksgiving, let us be better than this.
The Child Soldiers Prevention Act prohibits aid to nations that conscript troops younger than 18.
Sarah Lazare is a staff writer for AlterNet. A former staff writer for Common Dreams, she co-edited the book About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War. Follow her on Twitter: @sarahlazare.