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Tom Matzzie, leader of Americans Against Escalation in Iraq, has resigned his position and dissolved a major and well-funded coalition of anti-war groups.

Mohandas K. Gandhi, killed sixty years ago, was a moment in the conscience of mankind. But the flame of hope his life inspired shapes our lives still.

Twelve authors on war and peace, dissent, the environment and the empowerment of the poor provide inspiration to transform the world in 2008.

For war opponents, the election year is a moment of great opportunity--and peril. The challenge is to leverage antiwar sentiment into a victory for peace.

During a Vietnam War protest, Norman Mailer blustered and banged a generation's experience through his prodigious ego.

A legal drama is unfolding in Washington State over whether an Army officer who
refuses to serve in Iraq has the same Constitutional rights as the rest of us.

Peace activists are reaching out to US military officials to dampen the Bush Administration's ardor for attacking Iran.

How can Americans become more generous?

Peacemakers from countries that have moved from sectarian strife towards national reconciliation met with Iraq Sunnis and Shi'as in an effort to resolved the crisis.

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The League’s co-founder, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a Nation staff editor, was known in the magazine’s offices for her habit of “absently nibbling raisins as she read clippings.”

April 8, 2015

To kill somebody for a cause you don’t believe in is potentially worse than being killed yourself, because those scars last forever.

March 26, 2015

Activists in Fort Lauderdale have just filed a lawsuit alleging that the city’s ban on providing food to the homeless violates the First Amendment.

February 2, 2015

The Nation has had many Nobel Prize winners contribute to our pages over the years. But we have had only one staff member who went on to win the Prize.

January 8, 2015

It’s the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce of WWI.

December 23, 2014

More than two-dozen groups are calling on lawmakers to address serious gaps and inconsistencies in the president’s strategy.

September 16, 2014

The whole spat between Russia and the West could easily have been avoided.

September 8, 2014

Passionate American opposition to Israeli policy has rarely been more important.

July 29, 2014

Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.

July 1, 2014

A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won’t hold itself accountable for its crimes against women, then history will.

June 25, 2014