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Peacemakers from countries that have moved from sectarian strife towards national reconciliation met with Iraq Sunnis and Shi'as in an effort to resolved the crisis.

Remembering Grace Paley and the impact she had on literature, activism and many generations of women and children.

Leaders of the Jewish community who have resisted calls to voice opposition to the war can no longer justify their failure to speak out.

Opposition to the Iraq War has created some unlikely alliances in Kentucky, much to the chagrin of Senator Mitch McConnell.

They're loud, lion-hearted, obnoxious and essential to democracy. And as an unjust war continues to create enormous suffering, we need people brave enough to practice extreme politics.

Cindy Sheehan taught us that the only way to reach those who will go to the polls is by taking to the streets.

Their numbers are dwindling, they're low on money and face potential violence and certain prosecution. But Israeli anarchists continue to stand with embattled Palestinians.

If the American people are largely against the war, what's the matter with the antiwar movement? The answer lies with what has happened over the years to the American left.

You thought Arthur was gone for good? The indie magazine beloved for its music coverage and antiwar politics will resume publishing this summer.

When Wilton High School censored a student play about the Iraq war, the cast went to the Public.

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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

Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.

July 1, 2014

A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won’t hold itself accountable for its crimes against women, then history will.

June 25, 2014