World War I

Donald Trump hugs the flag of the United States of America at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in 2020.

Is America Worth Saving? Is America Worth Saving?

Known as “the arsenal of democracy” during World War II, America has now simply become an arsenal.

Jun 9, 2023 / William Astore

Chris Lehmann on Republican Plans for 2023, Plus Adam Hochschild on Repression in WWI America

Chris Lehmann on Republican Plans for 2023, Plus Adam Hochschild on Repression in WWI America Chris Lehmann on Republican Plans for 2023, Plus Adam Hochschild on Repression in WWI America

On this week’s episode of Start Making Sense, discussions on the GOP’s “Commitment to America” and how the First World War threatened democracy. 

Oct 20, 2022 / Audio / Jon Wiener and Start Making Sense

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American Wars Mean American Lies American Wars Mean American Lies

We need a truth commission to hold leaders—military and civilian—accountable for America’s failed wars. 

Jun 18, 2021 / William Astore

Rosa Luxemburg grave in Berlin

A Spartacan Manifesto A Spartacan Manifesto

Shortly after the murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, The Nation published the manifesto of the German Spartacists, a group the pair co-founded to incite a Marxist revol...

Mar 8, 1919 / Clara Zetkin, Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht, and Franz Mehring

Marine walks through WWI cemetery

How to Win a War That Never Ends How to Win a War That Never Ends

History has shown us that brutal conflicts rarely have neat and timely conclusions.

Jun 7, 2018 / Andrew J. Bacevich

Richard Falk UN

A Conversation With Richard Falk, Part 2 A Conversation With Richard Falk, Part 2

On Israel, Palestine, and his work as a UN special rapporteur.

Jan 31, 2018 / Patrick Lawrence

The War to End All Wars

The War to End All Wars The War to End All Wars

The ardent but flawed movement against World War I.

Oct 5, 2017 / Books & the Arts / Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Harvest

There’s a Fascist in the White House. Time to Grow Your Own Food. There’s a Fascist in the White House. Time to Grow Your Own Food.

Under President Trump, gardening is a radical move.

Jul 11, 2017 / Frida Berrigan

Eve Ensler Reads Emma Goldman

Eve Ensler Reads Emma Goldman Eve Ensler Reads Emma Goldman

On October 24, 2015, The Nation feted its 150th anniversary with an unprecedented celebration at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn in a renovated Civil War–era Tobacco Warehouse. Fea…

Feb 18, 2016 / 150th Anniversary / The Nation

November 11, 1918: Armistice Ends World War I

November 11, 1918: Armistice Ends World War I November 11, 1918: Armistice Ends World War I

“Every remaining king, whether well-meaning figure-head or despot, should and must go.”

Nov 11, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

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