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Barack Obama's youthful supporters are using Facebook and other social networking web tools to spark a movement that could make a real difference.

The World Social Forum marched into Nairobi full of conflict, action and ideas.

In the world's increasingly crowded cities, personal space is shrinking--and so are options for personal happiness.

Thanks to the efforts of the peace movement and a significant shift in public opinion, we can stop this war. But it's not going to be easy.

Peace activists and military families in DC Saturday were less angry than than resolute that the American people sent a clear signal in November to end the US occupation in Iraq.

The day The Champ turned 65 was marked by the release of a line of snack foods bearing his image. Lost in the hype was Muhammad Ali's proud history as a war resister.

Facing a showdown court-martial for refusing to serve in an illegal and unjust war, Lieut. Ehren Watada has become a flashpoint for the antiwar movement.

In the most significant movement of dissident soldiers since Vietnam, nearly 1,000 active-duty officers and enlisted personnel have petitioned the government to withdraw from Iraq.

For the first time since Vietnam, active-duty military personnel have organized to oppose a war that they are fighting.

The Iraq Study Group report may slow the impetus for immediate withdrawal from Iraq. Those who seek genuine military disengagement must make their voices heard.

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February 23, 2015

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February 2, 2015

The film shies away from the big names and big institutions and offers a history of women’s rights organizing from the ground up.

January 16, 2015

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January 8, 2015

The late New York governor made it his mission to speak up for a moral politics and governance.

January 2, 2015

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

December 23, 2014

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November 24, 2014

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November 19, 2014

Authors Kevin Cooke and Dan Lehrer accurately foresaw in 1993 the debate over net neutrality we’re having today.

November 19, 2014