Peace activism

Those Who Ran the Afghanistan War Lied. They Must Be Held to Account.

Those Who Ran the Afghanistan War Lied. They Must Be Held to Account. Those Who Ran the Afghanistan War Lied. They Must Be Held to Account.

The grotesque costs of lying about the war have grown too large to bear.

Aug 16, 2021 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Steve Cobble

Steve Cobble Was an Architect of Hope Steve Cobble Was an Architect of Hope

The Democratic strategist and self-described long-haired antiwar hippy helped draft Bernie Sanders into presidential politics.

Mar 3, 2021 / Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

Steve Cobble Waged a 50-Year Campaign for Justice and for Peace

Steve Cobble Waged a 50-Year Campaign for Justice and for Peace Steve Cobble Waged a 50-Year Campaign for Justice and for Peace

The strategist who started with George McGovern, stood at Jesse Jackson’s side, and drafted Bernie Sanders into presidential politics has died.

Mar 1, 2021 / John Nichols

Mikhail Gorbachev

Here’s What Leaders Facing Global Crises Can Learn From Mikhail Gorbachev Here’s What Leaders Facing Global Crises Can Learn From Mikhail Gorbachev

His radical stances on security are needed as much now as when he was in power.

Feb 23, 2021 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Martha sits at a desk with two other people

Free the Plowshares 7! Free the Plowshares 7!

These activists risked their freedom putting faith into practice—which puts Joe Biden on the spot.

Nov 25, 2020 / Editorial / Maria Margaronis

Ilhan Omar Faces a Primary Tuesday Because She Speaks Truth to Power

Ilhan Omar Faces a Primary Tuesday Because She Speaks Truth to Power Ilhan Omar Faces a Primary Tuesday Because She Speaks Truth to Power

A bold and effective House member, Omar disrupts conventional wisdom. So those comfortable with the status quo want her gone.

Aug 10, 2020 / John Nichols

Let the Killing Stop

Let the Killing Stop Let the Killing Stop

Kurt Vonnegut’s earliest recorded speech implored a bungling administration to stop committing brutalities. Little has changed.

Mar 31, 2020 / Kurt Vonnegut

Army Humvees

It’s Time to Leave Iraq Once and For All It’s Time to Leave Iraq Once and For All

The United States needs to accede to the will of the Iraqi people and finally put our wars to rest.

Feb 4, 2020 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

What if We All Ran For Local Office?

What if We All Ran For Local Office? What if We All Ran For Local Office?

A writer reflects on her mayoral run in a Connecticut town fighting climate change and big weapons manufacturing.

Jan 29, 2020 / Frida Berrigan

The Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight

The Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight The Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight

We’re facing two existential dangers simultaneously: nuclear war and climate change.

Jan 28, 2020 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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