Peace activism

The Beloved Community The Beloved Community

In this most emotionally charged of times, I think that many of the moral issues we face are overlaid by an oft-expressed tension between the need for security and the full prote...

Jan 24, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Patricia J. Williams

Path of Least Resistance? Path of Least Resistance?

"Yes, nonviolence is a noble ideal, but do you really think it would stop a Hitler?" Or a street thug, a dictator, a death squad? Pacifists are long accustomed to these...

Feb 1, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Colman McCarthy

Middle East Divide Middle East Divide

Jerusalem One of the many casualties of the Palestinian intifada in the occupied territories, now entering its third month, is the alliance between the Palestinian nationa...

Dec 7, 2000 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Antiwar and Proud of It Antiwar and Proud of It

The throngs of Vietnamese who hailed Bill Clinton as "the antiwar President" demonstrated that they as a people remember something that we as a people have chosen to forget. It i...

Nov 27, 2000 / Editorial / H. Bruce Franklin

Israeli Doves Speak Out Israeli Doves Speak Out

Although most Israelis, even those who consider themselves members of the left, are blaming Yasir Arafat for escalating the current violence, some are trying to voice a different...

Oct 12, 2000 / Editorial / Neve Gordon

Getting Active Getting Active

Peace Action (, the largest grassroots peace group in the United States, has made stopping NMD and reducing nuclear weapons its top

Jun 1, 2000 / Feature / William D. Hartung and Michelle Ciarrocca

How We Ended the Cold War How We Ended the Cold War

It is now ten years since the Berlin wall crumbled, but the question of how and why the cold war was concluded still lingers.

Oct 14, 1999 / Feature / John Tirman