Peace and Justice

Why We Revolt
by Rebecca Solnit
Rebecca Solnit: When and how does the moment come when people stop believing in the power that has ruled them? When and how do ordinary people discover their own power?
Time to Grow Our Souls
by Grace Lee Boggs
Grace Lee Boggs on what it will take to make the protests in Wisconsin and elsewhere truly transformative.
Wadah Khanfar: Hope for the Arab World
Video: The head of Al Jazeera shares his hope for the Arab world's new future—and how we can all help it grow.
The Wind of Change—In the Arab World and Beyond
by Immanuel Wallerstein
Lessons from revolutions past: How the rest of us will need to adapt to changing geopolitics.
Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunes
Gaddafi's violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
Libya and Beyond: What’s Next for Democracy?
by Phyllis Bennis
Phyllis Bennis on why Libya differs from other pro-democracy uprisings in the region.
Thank You, Egypt
by Adrienne Maree Brown
An American organizer on Egypt's lessons in people power.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine Gustafson
From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Revolution Doesn't Happen Overnight
by Stephen Zunes
Those who were expecting a quick victory in Egypt are no doubt disappointed, but successful People Power movements of recent decades have usually been protracted struggles.
Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture
by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure.
Egypt: Lessons in Democracy
by Stephen Zunes
Could 2011 be to the Arab world what 1989 was to Eastern Europe?
A Real Solution to Global Debt Crises
by Julia Dowling
Why the world needs a fair and transparent process for dealing with debt.
WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0?
by Phyllis Bennis
The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn't winnable. Can they help us stop it?
France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti
by Brooke Jarvis
A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.
An End to Constant War
by William J. Astore
Seven reasons we're always at war ... and seven ways to quit.