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Jonathan Schell | The Nation

Jonathan Schell

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Jonathan Schell

Peace and Disarmament Correspondent

Jonathan Schell is the Lannan Fellow at The Nation Institute and teaches a course on the nuclear dilemma at Yale. He is the author of The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence and the Will of the People, an analysis of people power, and The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger.

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Roars of applause for executions at the GOP debate, official approval of torture, barbaric prison conditions, obstruction of aid to storm victims and children in need—is our nation descending into barbarism?

In the wake of 9/11, we have summoned up imaginary demons to spare ourselves from facing the all-too-real burdens of our time.

The Obama administration has come up with a remarkable justification for going to war against Libya without the required Congressional approval.

Osama bin Laden is dead, but will the colossal national security apparatus ever stop growing?

The problem with mankind wielding nuclear power isn’t about backup generators or safety rules—it’s our essential human fallibility.

The problem with mankind wielding nuclear power isn’t about backup generators or safety rules—it’s our essential human fallibility.

As the Egyptian uprising turns the corner from the “liberation” to the foundation of a new order, it’s fitting to reflect for a moment on what has already been everlastingly accomplished.

If the world has a heart, it beats now for Egypt.

Why did the president choose to evoke American competitiveness in his State of the Union address?

Glenn Beck is only the latest of the deranged people, movements and governments that, inevitably, find their way to anti-Semitism.