To move forward we must face the past.
James Bell: Real Justice for Youth
by Lindsay Kuceraposted Feb 01, 2012
- More than 70 percent of incarcerated kids are minorities. This advocate wanted to find out why.
After the Quake: Haiti's Slow Road to Healing
by Rachel Harmonposted Jan 13, 2012
- Photo Essay: Two years later, poverty, corruption, and health crises persist. But so does hope.
Lucas Benitez: Dignity in the Fields
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Jan 03, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: In the tomato fields of Florida, fighting for our most exploited farm workers.
War and Peacemaking in Liberia
by Seth Bidermanposted Dec 30, 2011
- Former soldier Christian Bethelson’s only job skill was killing—until a chance meeting on a muddy road transformed his life, and many others through it.
Why Equality is Better for Everyone
by Kristy Leissleposted Dec 27, 2011
- Book Review: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's "The Spirit Level" shows how inequality—and misery—trickle up.
Creativity Blossoms in the Great Migration
by Lily Yehposted Nov 18, 2011
- On the industrial outskirts of Beijing, the transient children of the world’s largest migration taught artist Lily Yeh about finding healing and rootedness in creative power.
Military Resistance a Strong Brew
by Dean Patonposted Nov 11, 2011
- Near the gates of Fort Lewis, anti-war veterans serve up support and solidarity (along with double-tall lattes) to their friends in uniform.
Grounds for Resistance
posted Nov 01, 2011
- Video: Veteran-run coffee houses give service personnel a place to express their frustrations and find help outside the military.
People We Love: JR
posted Oct 20, 2011
- A former street artist makes art for humanity.
Standing on the Side of Peace
by Jen Marloweposted Sep 21, 2011
- How one man’s journey changed everything I knew about the Middle East conflict.
After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Imam Jamal Rahmanposted Sep 09, 2011
- Brought together by 9/11, three friends of different faiths look for answers about when and why religion leads to violence.
A Truly Courageous Response to Terror
by Fran Kortenposted Sep 08, 2011
- What we can learn from Norway: Violence, fear, and political repression aren’t the only way to respond to a terrorist attack.
The Soul of the World
by Valerie Truebloodposted Sep 07, 2011
- Book Review: Essays on the definition of terror and the consciousness of transformation.
How Art Can Turn the World Inside Out
posted Aug 11, 2011
- In Paris, Palestine, Peru, and beyond—guerrilla artist JR asks the people of the world share their faces to transform urban landscapes into stories.
Can the Aftermath of Disaster Be Beautiful?
by Anne Thomasposted Aug 11, 2011
- A letter from a Sendai teacher describes the strange and “magnificent” community that survived last spring’s devastating earthquake.