The Antiwar Army

The antiwar movement failed to pre-empt the Bush administration’s pre-emptive war. But antiwar activists aren’t surrendering.

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Virtual Peacenik
By Alex Markels
May/June 2003
How did 22-year-old Eli Pariser find himself rubbing elbows with Nobel Prize winners and leading the MoveOn anti-war campaign? Simple. He learned quickly.

What Next, Antiwarriors?
By Sarah Ferguson
April 11, 2003
Can the antiwar movement retain its broad base while struggling to find a new message?

Have Clip Art, Will Dissent
By Tim Dickinson
April 2, 2003
What do you get when you mix politics, profanity, and clip art? For comic artist David Rees, the answer is an Internet sensation.

Is This What Democracy Looks Like?
By Clara Jeffery
March 27, 2003
Do the tactics and appearance of some radical anti-war protesters hurt the very cause they claim to champion?

Far From Quiet on the Home Front
Photo Essay by Marc Herman
March 25, 2003
When President Bush’s two-day ultimatum to Saddam Hussein expired Wednesday, a parallel deadline passed for anti-war protesters in San Francisco.

On the Bus to Baghdad
By Stephan Faris
February 17, 2003
Beset by logistical crises and personality conflicts, but boosted by idealism, the human shields make their way slowly towards Iraq.

Who Will Lead?
By Todd Gitlin
October 14, 2002
An antiwar movement is finally, thankfully stirring. But the ideology-bound leaders of that movement are steering it away from the millions of Americans whose concerns and ambivalence might fuel it.

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

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