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Peter Rothberg

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Peter Rothberg

Peter Rothberg

Associate Publisher, Special Projects

Peter Rothberg, the Nation's Associate Publisher, has been writing a blog covering the world of activism since 2003. His previous positions with The Nation include editor of thenation.com, publicity director, special projects director and intern. A periodic radio commentator, Rothberg is a former speech-writer for civil rights leader Julian Bond and the editor of Lived History: Lives We've Lost, 2012-13. A charter member of the Brooklyn Literary Council, a board member of Living Liberally, an editorial advisor for Youngist and a Contributing Editor to the Brooklyn Quarterly, Rothberg lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he was born and raised. Follow him on Twitter @peterrothberg.

Articles

News and Features

An activist ahead of his time, Richard L. Grossman, a community organizer, galvanized work on a variety of progressive causes during his remarkable four-decade career.

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a giant of the civil rights movement known for his decades of work in support of desegregation, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.

Luper’s courage at a young age helped change the course of race relations in Oklahoma City.

Best known for a photograph of her and Bob Dylan that became the cover of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, Rotolo devoted her life to the progressive causes which had engaged her since well before she met the folk singer.

Blogs

Over the past seven years, V-Day, the global movement started by playwright/performer Eve Ensler, has raised more than $25 million to...
Michael Chertoff received adulation at the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing to consider his...
Join The Nation, Domini Social Investments and Working Assets in supporting this weekend's Responsible Wealth Conference and Lobby Day in...
As the violence in Iraq escalates ahead of Sunday's national elections, there are disturbing reports of intimidation, death threats and...
A few weeks ago in this space, I wrote about the more than two dozen civil rights and human rights groups who had raised what they called '...
The earthquake and tsunami that ravaged thousands of coastline villages from Thailand to Somalia this past weekend has prompted an urgent...
Way off the world's radar and in continued violation of international human-rights law, on September 22 the Vietnamese Government abruptly...
Just weeks after the election, President Bush nominated White House counsel Alberto Gonzales to be the next Attorney General of the United...