PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
Speak Out Anyway
by Fran Kortenposted Jan 31, 2002
- Danny Glover speaks out against the death penalty and starts an uproar, where he is discriminated against.
by Sally Roesch Wagnerposted Jan 31, 2002
- How did early activists for women's rights dare to dream their revolutionary dream? They caught a glimpse of the possibility of freedom because they knew women who lived liberated lives, women who had always possessed rights beyond the suffragists' wildest imagination—Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) women.
What Happens To Your Heart
by David Morseposted Jan 31, 2002
- The Campaign of Conscience joins North Americans who oppose the war in Iraq. They organize acts of civil disobedience and continue to provide humanitarian aid to Iraqis.
Old Pain, New Hope
by Sheldon Itoposted Jan 31, 2002
- More than a hundred years after it helped overthrow the Queen of Hawaii, the Congregational Church musters the courage to face its past and apologized for the church's role in “the unprovoked invasion of the Hawaiian nation.”
A Place For Dignity
by Carol Estesposted Jan 31, 2002
- Dignity Village in Portland, Oregon, a tent city. Dignity Village is fundamentally different. It's a self-governing community of about 60 homeless people who take care of themselves by taking care of each other.
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Jan 31, 2002
- An interview with Harry Belafonte.
by Samuel P. Olinerposted Nov 05, 2001
- Sociologist and Holocaust survivor Samuel P. Oliner writes about what motivates altruists and heroes who put the welfare of others alongside their own. Reaching out to others has been the force behind much that is good in the world.
by Leah Greenposted Nov 05, 2001
- The Compassionate Listening Project is a reconciliation effort based on the ideas of Gene Knudsen Hoffman, a Quaker peacemaker. Participants are trained to listen respectfully to all sides of the conflict, with a goal to build the international constituency for Mideast peace while offering a practical tool for conflict resolution.
In the Native Way
by Tom Goldtoothposted Nov 05, 2001
- For a sundancer and bundle-keeper in the Dakota tradition, the world and the spirit are identical.
Danny Glover :: The Death Penalty in this Great Nation of Ours
by Danny Gloverposted Nov 05, 2001
- Speech given at Princeton considers the fallibility of our justice system and the finality of death.
Through My Enemy's Eyes
by Troy Chapmanposted Nov 05, 2001
- A prisoners story of finding a third way, of finding meaning and truth. Sometimes the man who knows the most about hate can tell us the most about love, and the man acquainted with despair can teach us to hope.
The Failure of War
by Wendell Berryposted Nov 05, 2001
- Why do we always think we can put an end to killing by waging war? It never works, for reasons that should be obvious.
In the Eyes of the World
by Walden Belloposted Nov 05, 2001
- The Ugly American lives on and he's undermining our chance for peace says this Third World writer.
Innayan* Just Don't Do It!
by Victoria Tauli-Corpuzposted Sep 30, 2001
- The culture and technologies of the Kankanaey-Igorot people include an agricultural system and community life that has sustained for many generations.
Ten Things You Can Do To Shape History
by Fran Kortenposted Sep 19, 2001
- A commentary by Fran Korten in response to September 11.