Peace and Justice
U.N. Vote on Water, Sanitation Rights
by Daniel MossSep 09, 2010
- The resolution to act on the world's "most violated human right."
A Village Called Versailles
Aug 13, 2010
- Video: In the wake of recovering from Hurricane Katrina, Vietnamese residents discover the power of community in fighting against a toxic landfill being built two miles from their village.
Rejecting Arizona: States Say No to Anti-Immigrant Bills
by Suman RaghunathanAug 11, 2010
- Despite the hype, states are finding lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona's footsteps.
At Last, a Human Right to Water
by Daniel MossJul 30, 2010
- Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer
by Jordan FlahertyJul 30, 2010
- Arizona's notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
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.
The Real Story of Racism at the USDA
by Chris KrommJul 26, 2010
- Years of discrimination from the USDA forced black farmers off their land.
People Without Homes, Homes Without People
by Brooke JarvisJun 24, 2010
- In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
Hate Groups? Not in Our School
Jun 10, 2010
- When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee GreenMay 27, 2010
- In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety EsquivelMay 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
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 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety EsquivelMay 18, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara KnightMay 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
May 13, 2010
- Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.