Quantcast

Nation Topics - Peace Activism | The Nation

Topic Page

Nation Topics - Peace Activism

Articles

News and Features

Barack Obama

The president's announcement that 33,000 troops will leave Afghanistan within a year is a major win for the peace movement. So why are some snatching defeat from the jaws of victory?

Remembering the progressive aide to Gabrielle Giffords who died in the attack in Tucson, Arizona.

Thirty years after the singer's death, The Nation's Jon Wiener asks: how did John Lennon make the transition from pop icon to political figure?

Fatima Bhutto, standing where her father was killed by police in Pakistan, on how her memoir was the only way to seek justice for the violence done to her family.

The most striking American tragedy of these last nine years—far worse than the tragedy of 9/11 itself—is just how weak we have been in the wake of war.

WikiLeaks is not the one-off creation of a solitary genius, and with or without Julian Assange, it is not going away.

Dozens of Israeli theater artists are refusing to perform in the West Bank settlement of Ariel. Now they’ve been joined by hundreds of artists and scholars from both Israel and America.

 When it comes to acting to end Israeli war crimes, the international response has not suffered from too much haste but from far too little.

A how-to for taking action on Afghanistan.

After months of silence on peace issues, MoveOn is mobilizing its members to demand an exit strategy for Afghanistan.

Blogs

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

March 15, 2014

In a life of memorable moments, one of the most important was the day Seeger sang “Give Peace a Chance” with half a million people.

January 28, 2014

Former staff editor Emily Greene Balch's 1946 Peace Prize win “recognized how much private citizens can contribute to the conditions for international peace.”

October 12, 2013

When one side of an election fight is led by conspiratorial maniacs with guns, it’s hard for the good guys to win.

September 13, 2013

Prof. Stephen F. Cohen goes on HuffPost Live to promote diplomacy with Russia.

September 13, 2013

Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel goes on ABC’s This Week to say why she believes the US should not strike Syria.

September 9, 2013

The Academy Awards this year were supposed to be “political.” A reminder of a time when that word really meant something.

February 25, 2013

To send labor supporters into their final week of preparing for One Billion Rising, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard recorded this special video message.

February 6, 2013

The McGovern campaign marked a turning point in many lives, including John Lennon’s.

October 21, 2012

Alex, who has died at the age of 71, believed to the end in the necessity of information and insight as essential elements of an activism that would begin the world over again.

July 21, 2012