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Sabotage and threats have damaged and delayed this year’s mission, but so far the activists are winning the media war.
The president's announcement that 33,000 troops will leave Afghanistan within a year is a major win for the peace movement. So why are some snatching defeat from the jaws of victory?
Remembering the progressive aide to Gabrielle Giffords who died in the attack in Tucson, Arizona.
Thirty years after the singer's death, The Nation's Jon Wiener asks: how did John Lennon make the transition from pop icon to political figure?
Fatima Bhutto, standing where her father was killed by police in Pakistan, on how her memoir was the only way to seek justice for the violence done to her family.
The most striking American tragedy of these last nine years—far worse than the tragedy of 9/11 itself—is just how weak we have been in the wake of war.
WikiLeaks is not the one-off creation of a solitary genius, and with or without Julian Assange, it is not going away.
Dozens of Israeli theater artists are refusing to perform in the West Bank settlement of Ariel. Now they’ve been joined by hundreds of artists and scholars from both Israel and America.
When it comes to acting to end Israeli war crimes, the international response has not suffered from too much haste but from far too little.
A how-to for taking action on Afghanistan.