Peace and Justice
11 Reasons Why We Should Not Attack Syria
by Sarah van GelderAug 29, 2013
- Remember the last time we were told military strikes were needed because a Middle Eastern despot had used weapons of mass destruction?
After Rana Plaza: Let's Bring Humanity Back Into Our Stuff
by Christa HillstromAug 29, 2013
- We all know our stuff doesn't grow on store shelves. Here's how we can rehumanize our relationship with our things—and the people who make them.
Why MLK's Dream Took on Poverty and War Along with Racism
by Drew Dellinger, Walter DellingerAug 28, 2013
- As some beat the drums for war with Syria on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, it's important to remember the full scope of King's dream.
Annie Leonard: How to Be More than a Mindful Consumer
by Annie LeonardAug 22, 2013
- The way we make and use stuff is harming the world—and ourselves. To create a system that works, we can't just use our purchasing power. We must turn it into citizen power.
Adam Hochschild: We Can End Slavery—Again
by Christa HillstromAug 21, 2013
- It took just 20 years to end the British slave trade. What history teaches us about ending exploitation today.
The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
by Lisa Gale GarriguesAug 20, 2013
- Why an African American marketing consultant and a white writer took a journey to explore the effects of slavery, racism, and privilege.
Why an Iraqi Single Mom Is Suing George W. Bush for War Crimes
by Corey HillAug 16, 2013
- An Iraqi single mom and a tech lawyer believe they can prove the Iraq War was a “crime of aggression” under U.S. law.
Restless Nation: The Real Meaning of Iran's Elections
by Stephen ZunesAug 12, 2013
- Will the people of Iran get the reforms they asked for in electing the moderate Hassan Rouhani? The answer depends partly on them, and partly on the United States.
5 Signs the Voting Rights Act Will Survive
by Brentin MockAug 07, 2013
- Despite a recent Supreme Court ruling that hurt the Voting Rights Act, it's far from dead. Meanwhile, popular movements to defend voting rights are gathering momentum.
Four Ways to Escape the NSA Dragnet
by Nick PearsonAug 05, 2013
- Start by switching to an alternative search engine, using an alias on Facebook, and supporting allied nonprofits.
Slave and Slaveholder Descendants Break Free of History's Trauma—Together
by Lisa Gale GarriguesAug 02, 2013
- Responding to past traumas like slavery and acts of terrorism can heal us—and future generations.
What’s Next for Moral Mondays?
by Sue SturgisAug 01, 2013
- The movement to push back against North Carolina’s ultraconservative state legislature is in its 13th week, and still growing.
Infographic: Your Stuff’s Not As Cheap As You Think It Is
by Doug Pibel, Katrina RabelerAug 01, 2013
- What do we really trade for all of the cheap stuff we buy?
World-Healing Wisdom: Karen Armstrong’s Vision for a Compassionate Future
by Nadia ColburnJul 31, 2013
- Armstrong believes that we can find the wisdom we need by looking to the origins of today’s world religions.
Florida Occupation Digs in after Meeting with Governor Scott Turns Sour
by James TrimarcoJul 19, 2013
- The association says it will bring in retired members in an effort to defuse tensions between young occupiers and capitol police.