Dignity and freedom for all.
Human Rights in the Age of Obama
by Tanya Dawkinsposted Dec 15, 2009
- Interview with Ajamu Baraka: Protecting human rights during a recession means rethinking the role of government, taking direct action, and creating an equitable society.
Homeland Security Addresses Rights Violations
by Susie Shuttsposted Dec 15, 2009
- In October, the Department of Homeland Security announced reforms aimed at improving conditions for immigrants being held in detention centers.
People We Love :: Bahati Kizungu
by Lynsi Burtonposted Dec 15, 2009
- Reporting for children’s rights.
Global South Demands Climate Justice
by Jennifer Krill, Adrian Wilson.posted Dec 09, 2009
- Delegates from developing nations are worried about the fairness of the COP-15 process after the leakage of an early negotiation text.
Poverty, Global Trade Justice, and the Roots of Terrorism
by John Perkinsposted Nov 13, 2009
- To combat terrorism, we should address the root causes of poverty, says former "economic hit man" John Perkins.
A Conversation About Nonviolence
by Eric Stonerposted Nov 13, 2009
- Eric Stoner responds to Stephen Zunes: Yes, nonviolent movements have achieved important democratic and political reforms. But if they fail to address the divide between rich and poor, are they really success stories?
In Defense of the Goldstone Report
by Stephen Zunesposted Nov 05, 2009
- Stephen Zunes: By condemning the report on war crimes committed during the Gaza war, the U.S. Congress is undermining the protection of human rights.
Signs of Life :: Tribes Approve Same-Sex Marriage
by Heather Purserposted Aug 28, 2009
- Same-sex marriage is not legal in Oregon, but an Oregon tribe has exercised its sovereignty to recognize same-sex marriages on its 10-square-mile reservation.
Registering for Peace
by Tobin Jacobrownposted Aug 06, 2009
- To register as a conscientious objector, Toby Jacobrown had to sue the federal government.
People We Love :: Agnes Pareyio
by Heather Purserposted Jul 07, 2009
- Creating choices for women.
Jump Starting Racial Justice
by Terry Keleherposted Jun 02, 2009
- Two especially promising solutions to racism are public reconciliation processes, like the one made famous in South Africa, and proactive racial impact planning and analysis now being employed widely in the United Kingdom.
Signs of Life :: New Mexico Ends Capital Punishment
by Kim Eckartposted May 07, 2009
- New Mexico becomes the second state to abolish the death penalty, since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976.
The City that Ended Hunger
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Feb 13, 2009
- A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
Iraqi Families on the Borders
by Johnny Barberposted Feb 13, 2009
- Families share their stories of escape and survival.
Obama: No Human Being is Illegal
by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguezposted Nov 14, 2008
- Sen. Barack Obama's resounding victory is a generational victory. As one friend told me, it is 400 years in the making. In that sense, that explains the tears and the dancing in the streets across the nation and across the suddenly very small world we live in...