Peace and Justice
Interfaith Amigos: On 9/11, Getting Beyond Religious Hatred
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal RahmanSep 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 GelderSep 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 SolnitAug 27, 2010
- Lessons of dedication, solidarity, love, and recovery, five years after Katrina.
A Paradise Built in Hell
by Rebecca SolnitAug 13, 2010
- Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.
Coming of Age in Hiroshima
by Jane Braxton LittleAug 05, 2010
- August 6, 1945 forever changed the world. Hiroshima is witness to our capacity and our willingness to destroy.
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.