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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

Freedom Sings
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
An interview with Harry Belafonte.
Ordinary Heroes
by Samuel P. Oliner
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.
Just Listen
by Leah Green
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 Goldtooth
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 Glover
Speech given at Princeton considers the fallibility of our justice system and the finality of death.
Through My Enemy's Eyes
by Troy Chapman
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 Berry
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 Bello
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-Corpuz
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 Korten
A commentary by Fran Korten in response to September 11.
Second Chance For Black Farmers
by Carol Estes
A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.
Martin Luther King's Movement-Building Legacy Martin Luther King's Movement-Building Legacy
by Grace Lee Boggs
The struggle goes far beyond race and rights. We are in the early stages of a new democratic revolutionary movement.
Veterans of Hope: Ruby Sales
by Ruby Sales
In this Veterans of Hope interview, Ruby Sales tells of her release from prison in Haneyville, Alabama, where she and Jonathan Daniels, a white seminarian, had been registering people to vote.
Peacemaking: a family affair Peacemaking: a family affair
by James W. Zion
Peacemakers in the Navajo Nation can quickly get to the bottom of a situation that resulted in a crime.
Navajo Justice
by The Honorable Robert Yazzie Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation revises criminal code, reduces sentences, and requires peacemaking.
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