War & Peace

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
2020 Doomsday Clock
Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) speaks during the "No War With Iran" Rally for Moveon.org at the U.S. Capitol on January 9, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus said the two bills are "our best chance to...


Damn. Terry Jones - director, writer, Chaucer scholar, Spam Lady, co-founder of the surreal, mordant, gleefully weird Monty Python and "the beating heart of it all” - has died at 77 of dementia. Jones wrote and directed much of the group's lunatic material and also performed, often inexplicably in drag. In ardent tributes, fans thanked him for a "gloriously misspent youth," praised the "untrammelled joy and delight" he gave, and panned his death as "the only thing he ever did that wasn’t funny."

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