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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.

A new Iraq Moratorium effort will leverage grassroots and online activism.

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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

The hateful commentary about the soldier’s return is motivated by fear of what his so-called desertion reveals.

June 5, 2014

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