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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

Let Every Voice Be Heard
by Steven Hill
Cumulative voting and instant runoff, Voting revolution, Alternative voting systems
Digital Storytellers
by Desiree Evans
Third world majority digital storytelling conference, Underground Railroad, ceate digital stories from the found material in lives, relaiming histories for people of color
Not in My Brother's Name
by Carolyn McConnell
Does the suffering of September 11 justify US military attacks? Some families of victims are saying no to more violence and yes to peace.
Speak Out Anyway
by Fran Korten
Danny Glover speaks out against the death penalty and starts an uproar, where he is discriminated against.
American Women American Women
by Sally Roesch Wagner
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 Morse
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 Ito
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 Estes
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.
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.
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