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

The secular left brings together unionists, women's organizations and students.

Putting blogs, cellphones and text messages to work, Pakistani students around the world are rallying against Musharraf's martial law.

Predatory lending is the biggest economic crisis since 1929, especially for the black and brown people caught in its grip.

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.

Thousands of students came together to infuse the largest citizen conference ever to address climate change with energy, enthusiasm and a new vision for the future.

As the nuclear power plant industry tries to leverage the energy crisis, foes of nuclear power are putting a serious crimp in their plans.

In this cut from Blue Man/Red State,a documentary on Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, Juneau peace activists give Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel a warm welcome and a helping hand.

David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

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A young Occupy Wall Street activist ended up in the hospital after her arrest. So why is she the one being prosecuted for assault?

April 14, 2014

A large group of Harvard faculty release an open letter to President Drew Gilpin Faust calling forcefully for fossil-fuel divestment.

April 10, 2014

After the triumphs and troubles of his first three months in office, the mayor lays claim to grassroots, people-powered movement politics.

April 10, 2014

The left can only afford to be contemptuous of liberal values when the right isn't in charge. 

April 2, 2014

Student climate activists in Massachusetts win a meeting with Governor Deval Patrick about banning new fossil-fuel infrastructure. But they need more than a meeting.

April 1, 2014

As he once wrote of history itself, Jonathan was “no respecter of conventional wisdom.”

March 29, 2014

Katrina vanden Heuvel pays tribute to the late Jonathan Schell, whose intrepid journalism and passionate conviction inspired a generation.

March 28, 2014

Harvard graduate student Benjamin Franta implores President Drew Gilpin Faust to be honest about her opposition to divestment.

March 19, 2014

Iraqis continue to suffer, as much as ever, the fallout from this country’s callous lies and avoidable mistakes.

March 15, 2014

Students talk divestment with Harvard President Drew Faust.

March 13, 2014