Peace and Justice
The Right to Housing in Haiti
by Colette Lespinasse with Beverly BellJul 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 NyamidieJun 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 RahmanJun 08, 2010
- To be compassionate toward others, we first have to learn to be merciful with ourselves.
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree BrownMay 20, 2010
- Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The Good Soldier :: Film Trailer
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 BellApr 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 JarvisApr 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.
Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style
by Beverly Bell and Tory FieldApr 02, 2010
- Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
Help for Haiti: Time for New Ideas
by Nikhil AzizMar 29, 2010
- International aid has increased Haiti's food dependency and undermined its democracy. How can the world help Haiti recover without repeating past mistakes?
In America: Getting Beyond the Hate
by Sarah van GelderMar 26, 2010
- Race-baiting at recent tea party rallies is the most recent sign that we have a long way to go to move beyond racism in the United States. But there are exciting signs that a move to a post-racial society is possible and may even be underway.
Solidarity as Economic System
by Beverly BellMar 26, 2010
- In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.
Rachel Corrie and the Image of Israel
by Neve GordonMar 18, 2010
- Commentary: What can we learn from Israel's response to the death of Rachel Corrie, who was crushed by a bulldozer while protesting the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Gaza strip?
What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)
by Beverly BellMar 17, 2010
- We asked Haitians in civil society organizations, on the streets, in buses, “What do you want from the U.S.? What help can Americans give Haiti?” Here are some of their answers.
Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living
by Beverly BellMar 08, 2010
- In Haiti, International Women's Day is a reminder of what women have done and are still doing to keep hope alive.
A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly BellMar 04, 2010
- Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.