Peace and Justice

Meet the Chef Teaching Kids How to Cook Healthy Meals on a Budget
by Angela Fichter
Seattle chef will soon open a crowd-funded restaurant and arts co-op to honor the city’s arts history and unite its residents.
Before the NFL Took a Knee: 4 Lesser-Known Moments of Resistance in Sports History
by Kevon Paynter
This isn’t the first time the world of professional sports has entered the fight for civil rights and racial justice.
In Photos: Water Protectors Return to Standing Rock—This Time for Healing
by Josué Rivas
The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.
Who Owns the Future of California’s Energy? Its Residents
by Peter Kalmus
Despite all the money in politics, the future of cleaner energy is in the hands of local communities.
“We’re Going to Keep Fighting for That Song”
by Sarah van Gelder
Royalties for “We Shall Overcome” used to go to building the power of African Americans and other marginalized people. Not anymore.
To Fix America’s Health Care, Focus on Food
by Dariush Mozaffarian
To cut down on disease, we should make it a top nonpartisan priority to end our nation’s nutrition crisis.
This Isn’t Just Another Urban Farm—It’s a Food Bank
by Sammi-Jo Lee
The Tucson, Arizona, food bank isn’t just giving away packaged foods. It’s growing healthy food—and teaching people how.
It’s OK to Laugh About Gentrification (While Watching an Episode of The North Pole)
by Liz Pleasant
New series shows “the reality of the problem but also the joy, humor, and humanity that we’re trying to fight for in the first place.”
Author Jim Wallis on Faith’s Leading Role in Dismantling White Supremacy
by Kevon Paynter
“The original sin is the doctrine, ideology, myth, lie, and social construct of racial difference and superiority.”
I’m an 80-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor. Antifas Aren’t Scary. Neo-Nazis Are
by Barbara Roose
More than 70 years after hiding in a Berlin cellar, I’m faced once again with neo-Nazis spewing and spreading their hate and beliefs around white supremacy.
Despite the GOP’s Attempts to Repeal Obamacare, Health Care Doesn’t Have to Pit Young Against Old
by Mike Males
One of the Affordable Care Act’s fatal flaws enables Republican sabotage. But to lay the groundwork for change, progressives will have to resist powerful senior lobbies.
Dear White People, Stop Making Racism All About You
by Shannon Barber
Here are 10 ways to talk about white privilege on social media without annoying people of color.
4 Reasons Trump Can’t Stop the Renewables Revolution
by Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz, Chris Winters
For starters, it’s way cheaper.
How to Reverse Inequality in 4 Not-So-Easy Steps
by Chris Winters
Don’t get distracted by income, author Chuck Collins says. It’s power and hidden wealth driving inequality.
For a Tribe With a Tradition of Sharing, Food Sovereignty Is Complicated Economics
by Kayla Gahagan
South Dakota’s Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribal members would rather share their food than sell it. But that gets in the way of building a local cash economy.