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As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the efforts of the anti-war movement are being erased from history.

Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.

Netanyahu

We must overcome our chronic failure to offer a clear and unified narrative on Israel’s strategic crisis. 

Jonathan Schell

He made it clear that on matters of conscience, inaction is unacceptable.

Pete Seeger

Bruce Springsteen said it best, on Pete’s ninetieth birthday: “You outlasted the bastards, man.”

Roosevelt Island

Community members are concerned about Cornell’s partnership with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, whose research and development help sustain Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land.

Shawn Francis Peters’s The Catonsville Nine.

American Freedom Defense Initiative's Islamophobic ad campaign faced massive pushback from the forces of decency and justice.

An Israeli court absolved the state of responsibility for her death. But the memory of this courageous activist for Palestinian rights will help advance her cause.

Blogs

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

Forty years later, we still haven’t confronted the true lesson of Vietnam.

May 5, 2015

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