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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 both the Brooklyn Literary Council and the Oakland 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

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee started hearings today on John Negroponte's appointment to the Baghdad embassy, a post that he...
In one of the biggest demonstrations in US history, more than one million protesters crowded the National Mall this afternoon to show...