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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

War Games
by Carol Estes
the War on Drugs: the social cost of the drug war and the people in and out of the criminal justice system who are calling for an end to war.
Is It Time to Close the Prisons Discussion Guide
Have you, or has someone close to you, spent time in jail or prison? What was the experience like? How did it change you/them?
Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers
by Edgar S. Cahn
The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
Wild Rice Moon
by Winona LaDuke
The ancient, wild rice-centered culture of Minnesota's Anishinaabeg people confronts cultivated "wild" rice.
Assembling For Peace
by D.J. Mitchell
In Sri Lanka, the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, a grassroots community development organization that combines Buddhist philosophy with Gandhian methods.
Making Amends
by John Bond
Making Amends by John Bond - Australia Journey of Healing
Peace Trees, Vietnam
by Gay-Wynn Cooper
Although public opinion has turned against the use of landmines, a large number remain active, a lethal reminder of wars long over. One group of Americans and Vietnamese are removing landmines and restoring an indigenous ecosystem ...
Indigenous Voices
by Berito Kuwar U'wa
Banking on Earth, Light, Water by Berito Kuwar U'wa of the U'wa People -- Buddhist Self-Reliance by Tuenjai Deetes -- Eco-Justice in the Niger Delta by Oronto Douglas
Restorative Justice
by Tag Evers
When a mother meets her son's murderer, grief and anger turn into action.
Aussie Apology
by John Bond
On May 26th of 1998, Australia witnessed an event without precedent across the world. People stopped to commemorate Sorry Day, expressing their sorrow for a tragic episode in Australian history – the practice of removing Aboriginal children from their families with the aim of assimilating them into Western culture.
Making Peace Between Religions
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Spiritual leaders from 50 countries call for an end to violence in the name of religion.
Compassionate Listening
by Kari Thorene
US peace activists discover the power of listening and dialogue for Jewish/Palestinian reconciliation.
Peace Innovations
by Kari Thorene
An overview of innovative ways of peace making: The Unity Walk, South African Scenario Exercise: Is There a Future for Apartheid?, Toy Gun Trade-In, Campus Dialogues, Peace Jam Teaches Peace.
A New Military
by Brigadier General Michael Harbottle
Brigadier General Michael Harbottle sets out new appropriate roles for the military: peacekeeping/peacebuilding, disaster relief, and environmental security.
Drama Behind Bars
by Zoot
Can an actor and playwright bring discipline and racial harmony to inmates of California's toughest prisons? Zoot helps prisoners in his drama program transform into "Urban Legends"
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