To move forward we must face the past.
Abolishing the War System: The Big Picture
by Michael N. Naglerposted Oct 12, 2010
- The patina of glory that surrounds war is wearing off. Is this the beginning of the end of the war mindset?
The Return of Jim Crow
by Carol Estesposted Sep 29, 2010
- How today's criminal justice system takes up where slavery and segregation left off
Emmanuel Jal: My Journey from Lost Boy to Activist
posted Sep 23, 2010
- Video: Emmanuel Jal, a former Sudanese child soldier, uses hip-hop to help African children and raise awareness for his cause.
Interfaith Amigos: On 9/11, Getting Beyond Religious Hatred
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal Rahmanposted Sep 10, 2010
- Brought together by the events of 9/11, three friends from different faiths reflect on what it will take to reach the other side of hatred.
Five Ways You Can Help Pakistan (and the Rest of Us)
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 01, 2010
- The Pakistani people need our help. Here’s what we can do today, and how to reduce the number of future disasters.
In New Orleans, Kindness Trumped Chaos
by Rebecca Solnitposted Aug 27, 2010
- Lessons of dedication, solidarity, love, and recovery, five years after Katrina.
A Paradise Built in Hell
by Rebecca Solnitposted Aug 13, 2010
- Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.
Coming of Age in Hiroshima
by Jane Braxton Littleposted Aug 05, 2010
- 65 years later, what we can learn—and why we still can’t forget.
The Right to Housing in Haiti
by Colette Lespinasse with Beverly Bellposted Jul 29, 2010
- With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
Leymah Gbowee: A Powerful Voice for Peace
by Kwami Nyamidieposted Jun 10, 2010
- Leymah Gbowee's commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
The Roots of Compassion
by Sheikh Jamal Rahmanposted Jun 08, 2010
- To be compassionate toward others, we first have to learn to be merciful with ourselves.
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree Brownposted May 20, 2010
- Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The Good Soldier :: Film Trailer
posted May 13, 2010
- Five war veterans tell of events from World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and Iraq. Their stories challenge the notion that war is a lawful arena for social injustice and mass murder and instead, advocate for peace.
Beyond Vaccines: Addressing the Social Causes of Poor Health
by Roseanne August, Beverly Bellposted Apr 21, 2010
- One health clinic in Port-Au-Prince is using art, education, and community to help its patients heal. What can international aid agencies learn from their model?
Bearing Witness: Chris Jordan on Art, Grief, and Transformation
by Brooke Jarvisposted Apr 14, 2010
- Photographer Chris Jordan's latest project left him feeling grief and hopelessness. Now he wants more people to discover how productive those emotions can be.