The Meaning of War: Sarah Ruth van Gelder interviews Robert Jay Lifton, apocalypse, civil liberties, empire, fear of the U.S.
Fran Korten reviews YES! Magazine's Making Peace and Victor David Hansons An Autumn of War.
The Politics of Happiness by Enrique Penalosa as told to Susan Ives, mayor of Bogata Colombia, makes the city safe. car-free streets. Enrique Penalosa.
United for Peace and Justice, evolving the anti-war movement into a peace movement and addressing the 2004 election.
2004 budget plan cuts veterans health-care benefits. VA benefits and Community Oriented Policing Services cut.
U.S. and European Unions oppose war in Iraq. AFL-CIO passes resolution against war. USLAW. Internat
Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, COUP, first wind generator dedicated on Rosebud Reservation, clean energy windshed. sustainable homeland economic development. summer 2003.
U.S. Justice Department and FBI interview immigrants.
Citizen Weapons Inspectors Convicted by Jeremy Eckert; 3 nuns face life prison sentences, for Minuteman disarming in Colorado.
U.S. employers move 3.3 million white-collar jobs overseas. IT jobs move offshore.
Government Information Clamp-Down Resisted by David Smith
IMF Admits Its Failings by Carolyn McConnell
Rachel Corrie. A story about Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.
A poet and activist finds a place of beauty- while being arrested after speaking at Code Pink for Peace rally.
mutual security fund; self-insurance; community building.
Is nonviolence a universal requirement or merely a sometimes-useful strategy? Nelson Mandela, for example, during the struggle against apartheid, rejected demands that the African National Congress renounce violence as a strategy. Is nonviolence always required or are there times when violence is necessary? Have you seen nonviolent action work? What made it succeed? Have you seen it fail? In what way and why? Faced with an invasion and oppression of your community, what would you do to resist it?
1,029 performances of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata staged on March 3 in protest of Bush's war on Iraq --
Tips on sustainable wedding rings, ecological dishwasher detergent, grout stains and batteries. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.
8 practical steps to teaching peace in your community.
Many thought the global movement against unfair trade started in Seattle 1999. But going back over 200 years, people have reached across borders to end the slave trade, shame a brutal colonial regime, and bring respite to laborers of the industrial revolution.
Wild, Abundant America by Subhankar Banerjee. ANWR
Is bottled water really safer than tap water?
The people of Bolivia took to the streets in October 2003 to bring an end to the leadership of President Gonzlo Sanchez de Lozada.
Bolivians Topple President - Experts Join Challenge to Liberties Crackdown - Clean Elections Efforts Build - California Goes Greener - Global Warming Costs Mount - Whose Voting Machines? - Rides for Freedom - Navy Backs Down on Sonar Not on DU - Jewish Group Issues Call to Bring Settlers Home
A Victory in Argentina, Bicycle Messengers, Clean Elections Coming, Getting Active
A dam can disrupt a river's entire ecosystem, from headwaters to delta.
Water Resources Guide: water quality, conservation, watershed work, education and national advocacy links to resources.
Whose water? The answer may be one that is both simple and full of implications—water belongs to everyone and to no one. It is fundamentally a commons, which we all must care for, but which none of us can own. To paraphrase a famous Kenyan proverb, water is not inherited from our ancestors but rather borrowed from our children.
Book review of WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War on Iraq By Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber book review by Stephen Silha
The solution to scarcity is not more mega-projects, more control by giant corporations, or more globalization. The solution to scarcity is more democracy
Readers take action: A Victory in Argentina by Bernard Marszalek - Bicycle Messengers by Dana Berg - Clean Elections Coming by William Nerin - Getting Active by Joanne Dickerman
Now is it time to close the prisons? by Carol Estes - Book reviews of THE PERPETUAL PRISONER MACHINE: How America Profits from Crime By Joel Dyer - ARE PRISONS OBSOLETE? By Angela Y. Davis - PRISON NATION: The Warehousing of America's Poor Edited by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright - THE DEATH GAME: Capital Punishment and the Luck of the Draw - By Mike Gray
Number of glasses of tap water you can drink for the same price as a six-pack of soda, and more...
India's Dawn by Rachel Milanez - Auroville reforestation and water management
How a Namibian beetle, drip irrigation, clay pots and a child's seesaw help overcome water scarcity
Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
Kathy Kelly of Voices in the Wilderness- interviewed by Carolyn McConnell.
Rides for Freedom by Megan Tady Immigrant Workers' Freedom Ride (IFWR)
Jewish Group Issues Call to Bring Settlers Home by Janis Siegel