Peace and Justice

Taking MLK’s Message Global
by David Korten
The civil rights icon saw economic issues to be intertwined with racial justice. Today’s globalized economy makes justice that much harder to achieve.
How Tucson Preserves Its Native Food Heritage
by Cat Modlin-Jackson
The prevalence of food-related disease among indigenous people, like members of the Tohono O’odham Nation, is glaring—and drives many of the city’s food justice efforts.
Today’s Young Adults Want to Redesign Capitalism. But Into What?
by Joseph Blasi, Douglas L. Kruse
The data suggest that today’s young people are losing faith in capitalism—and ready to embrace something much more fair.
White Allies, Let’s Be Honest About Decolonization
by Kyle Powys Whyte
I want to experience the solidarity of allied actions that refuse fantastical narratives of commonality and hope.
The Revolution Is Being Podcasted
by Sammi-Jo Lee
These popular audio shows use compassion, practical tools, and a little millennial humor to encourage listeners to engage.
How This Tribe Got Their Coastal California Lands Returned
by Debra Utacia Krol
The Kashia’s success might be the first time that a tribe in the U.S. has held a private deed—as well as management rights—to their ancestral lands.
What’s Wrong With Saying Stephen Hawking Is “Finally Free”
by Megan Wildhood
Our disabilities are not our bodies. Our disabilities are a society based on capitalist assumptions that greatness confers meaning in one’s life.
Conservatives Agree the New Pro-War Ideologues Are Dangerous
by Sarah van Gelder
Alarm over John Bolton, who has pushed for pre-emptive war in North Korea and bombing Iran, isn’t just among progressives.
“Decolonization Starts Inside of You”
by Josué Rivas
Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months living at Standing Rock, documenting the gathering force of Native Americans and their allies. He says it wasn’t just a protest; it was an awakening.
When They Couldn’t Afford Internet Service, They Built Their Own
by J. Gabriel Ware
The digital justice project is putting people online and providing technology training in Detroit neighborhoods.
How Facebook’s Data Has Been Turned Against Its Users—and Democracy
by Timothy Summers
The company does more than just sell your data. It has put modern democracy at stake.
What Everyone Gets Wrong About Lonely People
by Amelia S. Worsley
Those trying to cure a loneliness epidemic by bringing people physically closer to their neighbors are oversimplifying its modern meaning.
Students Look Beyond Gun Control Laws to Prevent Violence—and It’s Working
by Kevon Paynter
As lawmakers argue over how best to address school shootings, student clubs are focused on reducing youth violence at schools and in their communities.
The Indigenous Collective Using Tattoos to Rise Above Colonialism
by Mary Annette Pember
Spirit writing is more than tattoos. It’s guidance from the past that connects our responsibilities to each other and to earth.
What Standing Rock Gave the World
by Jenni Monet
Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.