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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corrigan
Ten questions Americans are asking in the run-up to war with Iraq.
Speaking for Justice
by Pramila Jayapal
Sikhs, Somalis, Arabs, Latinos, people whose lives have changed since September 11, 2001, gather in Seattle to tell their stories of fear and humiliation—stories that echo the Japanese internments . Immigrant injustices since Septermber 11. Erosion of constitutional rights.
Readers Take Action
by David Smith-Ferri
In Iraq, Waiting for War
Instead of Empire
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Phylis Bennis, Harlan Cleveland, Frank T. Griswold, Michael Lerner, and Marc Luyckx :: A roundtable exploration of what might happen if the U.S. chose a path that is neither the Clinton-promoted future of corporate globalization, nor the Bush Doctrine of endless war.
Play Your Own Tune
by Ricardo "Kool Aid" Chavez
hip-hop/rap for the good
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.
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