Peace and Justice

Europe Bans Export of Death Penalty Drugs
by Jennifer Kaye
The EU makes a bold move towards the abolition of executions everywhere.
In Sendai, A Tough Year of New Priorities
by Anne Thomas
One year after the Japan earthquake and tsunami, a Sendai teacher finds hope and gratitude in reconstruction.
Pancho Ramos Stierle: Nonviolence Is Radical
by Sarah van Gelder
An interview with the activist who made headlines when he was arrested while meditating at Occupy Oakland.
How to Put People Back in Charge
by Sarah van Gelder
Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, and more. What prospect do We the People have for putting power back where it belongs?
Let It Not Happen Again
by Clarence Moriwaki
Reflections on the 70th anniversary of Japanese American incarcerations.
A People’s History of Robin Hood
by Paul Buhle
For hundreds of years, he’s fought tax injustice, tyranny, and the seizure of the commons. Why we still need him today.
Don't Be Stupid, Cupid: How to Show Your Love Responsibly
by Annie Leonard
Annie Leonard: What classic Valentine's gifts are linked to exploitation—and what can you do about it?
James Bell: Real Justice for Youth
by Lindsay Kucera
More than 70 percent of incarcerated kids are minorities. This advocate wanted to find out why.
Juliana Rotich: A Map App for Crises
by Lindsay Kucera
From Kenya, an open-source solution for navigating chaos.
Vandana Shiva: Teachers for a Living World
by Madhu Suri Prakash
While Ivy League schools marvel at India’s economic growth, Vandana Shiva’s University of the Seed looks to the earth—and Gandhi—for guidance.
Beyond “Free” or “Fair” Trade: Mexican Farmers Go Local
by Mike Wold
We usually think of the demand for local, organic foods as coming from the North. But in southern Mexico, the growing localist movement is a strategy for survival.
Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
by Lynsi Burton
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Expanding the American Dream to include people left behind by economic inequality.
After the Quake: Haiti's Slow Road to Healing
by Rachel Harmon
Photo Essay: Two years later, poverty, corruption, and health crises persist. But so does hope.
The (Remote-Controlled) War at Home
by Valerie Schloredt
One in three military aircraft is now a drone. How activists are trying to bring the moral implications of drone warfare to light.
Lucas Benitez: Dignity in the Fields
by Frances Moore Lappe
The YES! Breakthrough 15: In the tomato fields of Florida, fighting for our most exploited farm workers.