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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

Signs of Life :: Iraq War Signs of Life :: Iraq War
by Madeline Ostrander
Virtual Memorials for War Casualties
Has Your Town Declared Peace Yet? Has Your Town Declared Peace Yet?
by Ben Manski, Karen Dolan
Ben Manski and Karen Dolan show how local communities have quit waiting for the federal government and are making their own foreign policy
Raiding the War Chest Raiding the War Chest
by Miriam Pemberton
It’s called “defense” spending, but how much of it is actually about defense? Here’s how we could save billions, and still have billions left to make the U.S. and the world more secure.
A Powerful Peace A Powerful Peace
by Jonathan Schell
If the nuclear powers wish to be safe from nuclear weapons, they must surrender their own. Jonathan Schell shows how we could negotiate the abolition of nuclear weapons.
Fighting Terror with Law and Dignity Fighting Terror with Law and Dignity
by Tom Andrews
The driving force behind our military build-up has been the so-called “War on Terror.” But what strategies are actually effective in combating terrorism? Tom Andrews, former member of Congress, explains what works in Fighting Terror with Law and Dignity.
Candidates for Congress Show the Way Out Candidates for Congress Show the Way Out
by Erik Leaver
The 2006 mid-term election sent a clear signal: Americans want out of Iraq. As the occupation drags on, 10 candidates for the U.S. Congress announce a plan to bring all the troops home.
Family Reunions Build Bridges to Cuba Family Reunions Build Bridges to Cuba
by Elizabeth Cerejido
If there’s one thing Cubans in Miami share with compatriots in Cuba, it’s a desire to travel freely—especially to visit family. Lifting the U.S. travel ban could open all kinds of doors.
8 Experts Show the Way to a New Role for the U.S. 8 Experts Show the Way to a New Role for the U.S.
How can we transform our most difficult global relationships? 8 experts give their best advice on a new role for the U.S.
The Way to a Just Foreign Policy The Way to a Just Foreign Policy
by John Feffer
It’s time to leave behind old ideas of superpowers. A changing world brings new opportunities for peace and the chance to join a community of nations.
“No Nuclear Weapons” “No Nuclear Weapons”
by Sarah van Gelder
Sarah van Gelder interviews former Secretary of State, George Shultz, who advocates abolition of nuclear weapons as the means to stop further proliferation and avert dangerous terrorism or all-out war.
Base Closure Movements :: From Okinawa to Italy
Activists all over the world connect through No-bases.net
Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country
by Edward Tick
Breaking the cycle of war making: our country will not find peace until we take responsibility for our wars.
Navigating The Great Turning From Empire To Earth     Community Navigating The Great Turning From Empire To Earth Community
by David Korten
Read the transcript of David Korten’s presentation at the Seattle Green Festival, April 2008: Navigating The Great Turning From Empire To Earth Community.
A Just Foreign Policy :: Resource Guide A Just Foreign Policy :: Resource Guide
by Noah Grant, Christiane Ranc
A resource guide on foreign policy actions. Ways to Take Action and Get Connected: Support returning veterans, Promote Economic Justice, Abolish Nuclear Weapons, End the War, Be a Citizen Diplomat, Protect Human Rights.
IPS Report :: A Just Security IPS Report :: A Just Security
The YES! editors worked closely with members of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in producing this issue. Here is background on IPS and a link to their full report: Just Security :: An Alternative Foreign Policy Framework.
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