Peter Bolton is a New York City-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 America and the Middle East. His work has also been published in CounterPunch, The Guardian, Colombia Reports, UpsideDownWorld and DC Line. He has stood as a Green Party candidate for local government in Washington, DC, and is currently pursuing graduate studies in bioethics at New York University. Follow him on Twitter @PeterRBolton or subscribe to his website peterboltonjournalist.com.