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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

On the 31th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the number of US abortion providers has fallen to its lowest level in three decades, a trend many...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously came out against the Vietnam War before he was assassinated in April 1968. And, according to David...
Though the world of activism never sleeps with literally scores of brave grassroots organizing being done 24/7 across America today ActNow...
Thirteen beautiful women versus one hideous president. Babes Against Bush is taking protest politics in an unlikely direction. A new group...
The seventh annual National Conference on Organized Resistance--"a space for radical discourse"--is happening this January 24 and 25th on...
Capitol Hill observers say that media ownership has been the second most discussed issue by constituents in 2003, trailing only the war on...
The National Rifle Association recently targeted hundreds of organizations and individuals for having the temerity to have "lent their...
As Sarah Anderson explains in a Nation web report, the outcome of the Miami trade talks represents a major failure for the Bush...