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Pointing imaginary guns and roughing up "Iraqi civilians", antiwar veterans brought the realities of the Iraq debacle to Manhattan, in a Memorial Day protest that turned Times Square into a combat zone.

Her unscripted activism was characterized by an element so often missing from politics: genuineness. But we haven't seen the last of Cindy Sheehan.

Don't just get angry about the continuing Iraq debacle. Insist that your senators do something about it.

Antiwar activists are using the video-sharing site to reach new audiences and counter mainstream media bias.

As rural America becomes ground zero for Iraq casualties, Farms Not Arms is urging farmers to attend anti-war rallies and recruiting families to give refuge to returning vets.

As the student peace movement grows stronger and more sophisticated, can it ignite the silent antiwar majority on campus?

After four years of war, complete withdrawal from Iraq is the only way to redeem our nation for the death and destruction it has imposed.

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.

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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