Peace and Justice
You Can’t Ban History
May 31, 2012
- An artist's response to Arizona's ban on ethnic studies.
Treaty Like It’s 1999: Connecting the Dots on Trade
by Raj PatelMay 25, 2012
- From Japan, Raj Patel on the expansion of the Trans-Pacific trade agreement and the homegrown battle to stop it.
North Carolina’s Fight for Marriage Equality Continues
by Sue SturgisMay 15, 2012
- In the wake of North Carolina’s new amendment banning same-sex marriage, couples across the state are protesting by requesting marriage licenses.
Same-Sex Marriage Brings Healing to Me—and My Tribe
by Madeline OstranderMay 10, 2012
- Heather Purser set out to win gay marriage rights within the Suquamish Tribe and found herself on a personal journey toward self-acceptance.
“You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day”
by Rasha HamidMay 07, 2012
- In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Rasha Hamid pondered that question, and wrote this poem to her son Jibreel.
Rising Sea Levels: The View from a Canoe
by Sena ChristianMay 03, 2012
- Decades ago, the legendary journey of the open-ocean canoe Hokule‘a revealed secrets of Hawai‘i’s past and sparked pride in native culture. Now, a voyage around the world offers a new generation lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.
Invincible: Detroit’s Homegrown, Hip-Hop Activism
by Shannan StollMay 01, 2012
- Powerful, passionate, and politically charged rhymes that speak for marginalized people.
Special Coverage: May Day!
May 01, 2012
- An independent movement deserves independent media. Click on the player to watch live television coverage on Free Speech TV. Click on the interactive map to see live updates on actions and arrests throughout the nation. And follow additional breaking news through our feed below.
A Fair Trade iPad? How Apple Could Change the Industry's Game
by Heidi BruceMay 01, 2012
- This year's public outcry against Apple and Foxconn factory conditions might finally point electronics production in a fairer direction.
Rabbi Steven Greenberg: Advocate for Acceptance
by Shannan StollMay 01, 2012
- Bringing personal warmth and serious scholarship to advocacy for marriage equality in Orthodox Judaism.
In Japan, a Mothers’ Movement Against Nuclear Power
by Heidi HutnerApr 25, 2012
- The Fukushima disaster has brought a powerful new demographic to Japan’s anti-nuclear movement: mothers.
A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature
by David KortenApr 24, 2012
- David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.
Ending Our Nuclear Nightmare
by David KriegerApr 19, 2012
- David Krieger: The abolition of nuclear weapons is our responsibility, not a burden to pass on to our children and grandchildren.
Practical Compassion: An Interview with Karen Armstrong
by Heidi BruceApr 12, 2012
- The historian has helped world religions unite behind a single principle. But can a worldwide charter for compassion become more than just a nice idea?
Israelis and Iranians Feel the Love
Apr 11, 2012
- As their leaders talk violence, some residents of Israel and Iran are reaching out to each other directly with a promise of peace.