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May 8, 2006 Issue

Sam Graham-Felsen examines the campus-driven movement to force universities to divest from Sudan, Kelly Hearn writes about Ford Motor Compan…

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William Sloane Coffin Jr.

The Rev. William Sloane Coffin Jr. was one of the antiwar movement's most prophetic voices, a man who dedicated his life to the pursuit of peace and justice.

Nation Notes

We warmly congratulate contributing editor Kai Bird, along with his co-author (and Nation contributor) Martin Sherwin, on winning the Pulitzer Prize for biography for...

No to Prowar Democrats

Upcoming primary challenges are forcing Democratic incumbents in Congress to be more critical of Bush and to press for a plan to bring the troops home.

No Longer Sitting Pretty

Reality, for the moment, has trumped Bush's spin. The retired generals' revolt and the Rumsfeld imbroglio prove the President can no longer rely on false or disingenuous assertions...


The Battle of New Orleans

The candidates for New Orleans mayor--two white, one black--differ little on the issues. Voters may rely on the symbolism of race, but it will take more than melanin to rebuild thi...



Remembering Chernobyl

Twenty years after the Chernobyl disaster, an area twice the size of Rhode Island is uninhabitable, yet a power-hungry world thirsts for nuclear energy.

When GI Joe Says No

How can the peace movement draw more Iraq War veterans into its ranks? It can begin by understanding the socioeconomic realities of the all-volunteer military.

Books & the Arts

East West

Two new books explore Turkey's place in the world and what EU membership would imply for international affairs.

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