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Twenty-five years after the largest antinuclear demonstration ever, the movement has dwindled. But the threat of mass destruction grows greater.

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.

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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