Peace and Justice

7 Not-So-Subtle Messages Congress Is Sending With Its Tax Plans
by Mark Trahant
The two tax bills define what’s important to a society. Or more to the point, who’s not important.
Why Thanksgiving Is the Perfect Time to Give Up Meat
by Peter Kalmus
I learned that there’s no better way to cultivate gratitude than through food.
It’s Not Just the Right: Liberals Have a Flawed Record on Sexual Misconduct, Too
by Mike Males
There are still major issues in sexual violence that remain to be addressed on both sides of the political aisle.
The “Redneck Revolt” Is Showing Up at Gun Shows and KKK Rallies to End White Supremacy
by Zenobia Jeffries
This rural White organization put out a call for working-class Whites to “reject the idea of whiteness.”
Your Uncle Said What? How to Talk About Social Justice With Your Family During the Holidays
by Wyatt Massey
Finding connection and engaging face to face is important social change work—especially during holiday gatherings.
Would You Put a Tiny House for a Homeless Person in Your Backyard?
by Valerie Schloredt
Because two Seattle homeowners were willing to make space, a 75-year-old man who’s been homeless for years now has a house and a community.
For Black Women Across the U.S., a 30-Minute Walk Builds Better Health—and Sisterhood
by A. Rochaun Meadows
“I can lace up my sneakers, walk out my front door, and change my entire body.”
The Navajo Nation Launches $20 Million Fund to Help Its Entrepreneurs
by Marisa Demarco
Small businesses could help the struggling Navajo economy deal with the ups and downs of the fossil fuel industry.
The Man Leading the Charge for Trump’s Impeachment
by Fran Korten
Constitutional law expert John Bonifaz is fresh from a victory in Florida to get big money out of local elections. Now he’s working to oust the president from the White House.
Reproductive Freedom Depends on Where You Live. How Does Your City Rank?
by Lornet Turnbull
Cities are playing a crucial role in protecting reproductive rights as federal and state governments grow more restrictive.
This November, Try Something New: Decolonize Your Mind
by Mary Annette Pember
I tend to lie low during Native American History Month and dodge the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People. But not this year.
Americans Are Stressed About the Future. Here’s Why That’s Promising
by Sarah van Gelder
The era of empire, white supremacy, dirty energy, and global capitalism is coming to a close.
The Real Difference Between Men Who Rape and Those Who Don’t
by Robert Jensen
If we can’t talk about patriarchy, then let’s admit we’re giving up on the goal of a world without rape and harassment.
Why We Keep Talking About Racism
by Zenobia Jeffries
Sometimes difficult discussion about race and oppression is a solution in itself.
Trumpism Didn’t Just Lose—Progressives Won
by Chris Winters
It wasn’t just Democrats who won this election, but progressives who didn’t shirk the label.