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World War I
World War I news and analysis from The Nation
October 5, 2017
The War to End All Wars
The ardent but flawed movement against World War I.
July 11, 2017
There’s a Fascist in the White House. Time to Grow Your Own Food.
Under President Trump, gardening is a radical move.
February 18, 2016
Eve Ensler Reads Emma Goldman
November 11, 2015
November 11, 1918: Armistice Ends World War I
“Every remaining king, whether well-meaning figure-head or despot, should and must go.”
July 28, 2015
July 28, 1914: Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia, Sparking the First World War
“Lest we forget, indeed! About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war.”
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July 14, 2015
Germany Got a Way Bigger Bailout Than It’ll Give Greece—and It Led to a More Peaceful Europe
In 1953, the London Debt Agreement canceled half of Germany’s debt. Greece will not get quite so generous a deal.
June 28, 2015
June 28, 1914: Gavrilo Princip Assassinates Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Sparking World War I
"Governments cannot yield to terrorism."
May 7, 2015
May 7, 1915: The Lusitania Sinks, Killing Over 1,000 Civilians
"The torpedo that sank the Lusitania also sank Germany in the opinion of mankind."
March 23, 2015
When the World Became a Huge Penitentiary
An eloquent portrait of underground life among the undocumented and the damned of the earth.
March 23, 2015
From World War I to Vietnam, from the red scare to McCarthyism,
stood firm for civil liberties and civil rights, even when that meant being banned—or standing alone.