Peace and Justice
The Roots of Compassion
by Sheikh Jamal RahmanJun 08, 2010
- To be compassionate toward others, we first have to learn to be merciful with ourselves.
Ending the Mexican Drug War: An Activist’s Advice
by Erich MoncadaJun 03, 2010
- Fighting rampant corruption with citizen action—in Mexico and the U.S.—is the key to peace.
Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath
by Alice OutwaterMay 27, 2010
- How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee GreenMay 27, 2010
- In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
Alaska Native Wisdom for Modern Times
by Llarion MerculieffMay 27, 2010
- The Roman Empire lasted for 500 years; southwest Alaska’s Aleuts for 9,000. As the economy crumbles, what can Alaska Natives teach us about sustainable economics?
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety EsquivelMay 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
In Iran, Sanctions vs. Diplomacy
by Phyllis BennisMay 20, 2010
- Can the U.N. Security Council keep the U.S. from disrupting a diplomatic victory?
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree BrownMay 20, 2010
- Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety EsquivelMay 18, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara KnightMay 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
In Afghan Negotiations, Who’s at the Table?
by Phyllis BennisMay 14, 2010
- A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).
The Good Soldier :: Film Trailer
May 13, 2010
- Five war veterans tell of events from World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and Iraq. Their stories challenge the notion that war is a lawful arena for social injustice and mass murder and instead, advocate for peace.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
May 13, 2010
- Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.
Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing
by Arturo SandovalMay 13, 2010
- New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
Farmworkers Rally for Higher Pay and Canada Frees Up Foreign Aid
May 13, 2010
- Canadian officials have announced plans to untie foreign aid by 2012–2013; Workers’ rights activists are taking on one of the largest supermarket chains in America, Florida-based Publix.