As centrist Democrats slowly but surely unite around a plan for military withdrawal from Iraq that is heavy with hawkish reasoning, what are the implications for the peace movement?
Twenty-five years ago, IRA prisoner Bobby Sands died after a sixty-six day hunger strike. Today political prisoners from Guantánamo to Iran, Turkey and Eastern Europe continue to use hunger to draw attention to their plights.
In celebration of Earth Day, The Nation salutes those who took part in the top five environmental victories of the year.
As the war in Iraq causes more devastation, courageous musicians are using song to move a nation.
How can the peace movement draw more Iraq War veterans into its ranks?
It can begin by understanding the socioeconomic realities of the
The Rev. William Sloane Coffin Jr. was one
of the antiwar movement's most prophetic voices, a man who dedicated his
life to the pursuit of peace and justice.
The growing campus campaign to force universities to divest from
corporations doing business with the Sudanese government is having real
The war is coming home, in the form of people dreadfully wounded in body and spirit. Yet Democratic candidates aren't too worried about their hawkish stance, because the peace movement has no fire in its belly.
Mayor-appointed commissions and experts, mostly white and Republican,
propose to radically shrink and reshape a majority-black and Democratic
A perfect storm of malign neglect is battering the victims of Hurricane
Katrina. But the people of New Orleans are fighting back: They deserve
our support as they press for the rights of the displaced.