PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
Choose Life: End the Death Penalty
by Sister Helen Prejeanposted Sep 30, 2000
- Sister Helen's work with Patrick Sonnier and her campaign against the death penalty.
The Hard Road of Forgiveness
by Mary Sue Pennposted Sep 30, 2000
- Bill Pelke forgives his grandmother's killer and works with Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation to oppose the death penalty.
The Prison Industry Goes Global
by Stephen Nathanposted Sep 30, 2000
- Corporations promote prision privatization around the world and may use the World Trade Organization to open new markets.
by Jerome G. Millerposted Sep 30, 2000
- Why does the "home of the free" lock up 2 million men, women, boys, and girls-most of them people of color?
On the Day the Children Marched
by Reginald Sinclair Lewisposted Sep 30, 2000
- Children protest the scheduled execution of Reggie Lewis and march against capital punishment. Poetry.
by Michael Jonasposted Sep 30, 2000
- In 1990 Boston had 152 killings; in 1999, the number had fallen to 30, not one of them a juvenile. Boston's nationally acclaimed approach to stemming gang violence and youth crime is examined.
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 30, 2000
- Involving victims in the criminal justice system can lead to healing, community empowerment, and fewer repeated offenses.
White on Black, Black on White
by Carol Estes, Robert Jeffreyposted Sep 30, 2000
- Two perspectives on a talking circle about racism held following the WTO protests in Seattle.
by Carol Estesposted Sep 30, 2000
- the War on Drugs: the social cost of the drug war and the people in and out of the criminal justice system who are calling for an end to war.
Is It Time to Close the Prisons Discussion Guide
posted Sep 30, 2000
- Have you, or has someone close to you, spent time in jail or prison? What was the experience like? How did it change you/them?
Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers
by Edgar S. Cahnposted Sep 30, 2000
- The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
Wild Rice Moon
by Winona LaDukeposted Jun 30, 2000
- The ancient, wild rice-centered culture of Minnesota's Anishinaabeg people confronts cultivated "wild" rice.
Assembling For Peace
by D.J. Mitchellposted Oct 29, 1999
- In Sri Lanka, the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, a grassroots community development organization that combines Buddhist philosophy with Gandhian methods.
by John Bondposted Oct 29, 1999
- Making Amends by John Bond - Australia Journey of Healing
Peace Trees, Vietnam
by Gay-Wynn Cooperposted Jun 30, 1999
- Although public opinion has turned against the use of landmines, a large number remain active, a lethal reminder of wars long over. One group of Americans and Vietnamese are removing landmines and restoring an indigenous ecosystem ...