Empty Plate Club

What happened to the global food crisis? It was in the news and out again as quickly as a bad Hollywood movie.

Getting to Yes

The country would be in better shape if Wisconsin were in charge.

A Sign of the Times

A Sign of the Times

The peace sign turns 50 this year. Barry Miles describes the origins of what has become a nearly universal symbol.

Barack Obama on Diplomacy

With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama’s limitations nor cynical about his potential.

What’s Next for the Peace Movement?

What’s Next for the Peace Movement?

Eleven peace activists and scholars, in responding to Lawrence Wittner’s essay, gaze into the crystal ball to envision the peace movement’s possible future.

How the Peace Movement Can Win

How the Peace Movement Can Win

Peace activists helped swing the elections in November. Most Americans want out of Iraq. So why hasn’t the peace movement won already?

Iraq After November 7

Americans want a new direction in foreign policy, but will the Democrats lead?

Power Politics in Central Asia

Since September 11 and the ensuing war on terrorism, Central Asia’s geopolitics have been further complicated by the new military presence of the United States, whose troops are now stationed in China’s and Russia’s backyard.