Peter Bolton is a Washington, DC-based journalist and activist. His work has a particular focus on ethical issues in public policy and international affairs. He also writes frequently about US foreign policy in Latin American and the Middle East, the conflict in Palestine, and the failure of the Democratic Party to offer a progressive alternative to neoliberalism in the United States. His work has also featured in CounterPunch, The Guardian, Colombia Reports and UpsideDownWorld. He has stood as a Green Party candidate for local government in Washington, DC. Follow him on Twitter @PeterRBolton or subscribe to his website peterboltonjournalist.com.