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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising—What Should the U.S. Do? Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising—What Should the U.S. Do?
by Stephen Zunes
Stephen Zunes feels that the Iranian election was stolen. Robert Naiman feels there is evidence that it was actually not stolen. But they both say the U.S. should not get involved, but should leave it to the Iranian people.
The Iranian Election Appears to Be Over: What Next for U.S. Policy? The Iranian Election Appears to Be Over: What Next for U.S. Policy?
by Robert Naiman
Stephen Zunes feels that the Iranian election was stolen. Robert Naiman feels there is evidence that it was actually not stolen. But they both say the U.S. should not get involved, but should leave it to the Iranian people.
Jump Starting Racial Justice Jump Starting Racial Justice
by Terry Keleher
Two especially promising solutions to racism are public reconciliation processes, like the one made famous in South Africa, and proactive racial impact planning and analysis now being employed widely in the United Kingdom.
Nuke Test Makes Nuclear Abolition More Important Than Ever Nuke Test Makes Nuclear Abolition More Important Than Ever
by Joe Copeland
North Korea’s firing of a short-range nuclear missile in May 2009 makes it even more urgent that we eliminate nuclear weapons from all the countries of the world—including all members of today’s nuclear club.
Signs of Life :: Activists Protests Drone Warfare     in Afghanistan Signs of Life :: Activists Protests Drone Warfare in Afghanistan
by Valerie Saturen
An interfaith Sacred Peace Walk organized by the Nevada Desert Experience sought to engage in dialogue with Air Force personnel operating Predator and Reaper drones from the base.
Signs of Life :: New Mexico Ends Capital     Punishment Signs of Life :: New Mexico Ends Capital Punishment
by Kim Eckart
New Mexico becomes the second state to abolish the death penalty, since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976.
President Obama Calls for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons President Obama Calls for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons
by David Krieger
President Obama’s speech in Prague was a world-changing moment, a promise of unprecedented historical change on the most profoundly dangerous issue confronting not only America but the world.
Is There Hope for Sri Lanka?      Is There Hope for Sri Lanka?
by Sharif Abdullah
Sharif Abdullah reports on the situation in Sri Lanka, and finds hope for conflict resolution.
The City that Ended Hunger The City that Ended Hunger
by Frances Moore Lappé
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
YES! Film Picks: War Child / The End of Poverty? YES! Film Picks: War Child / The End of Poverty?
Reviews of some of our favorite films of the season.
In Review :: Bill Cleveland’s Art and Upheaval In Review :: Bill Cleveland’s Art and Upheaval
by Brooke Jarvis
Review of Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World's Frontlines, by Bill Cleveland
Signs of Life :: Activists Seek Peace in Gaza Signs of Life :: Activists Seek Peace in Gaza
by Stephen Zunes
After a military assault in Gaza, activists seek peace.
Iraqi Families on the Borders Iraqi Families on the Borders
by Johnny Barber
Families share their stories of escape and survival.
4 Ways to Fix the Farm Bill 4 Ways to Fix the Farm Bill
by Anna Stern, Madeline Ostrander
A "Food Bill" instead of a Farm Bill.
Art and Upheaval :: Photos from the Book Art and Upheaval :: Photos from the Book
This photo-essay features images from William Cleveland's book Art and Upheaval. The book tells remarkable stories about artists who resolve conflict, heal unspeakable trauma, give voice to the forgotten and disappeared, and restitch the cultural fabric of their communities.
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