Peace and Justice

The Real Difference Between Men Who Rape and Those Who Don’t
by Robert Jensen
If we can’t talk about patriarchy, then let’s admit we’re giving up on the goal of a world without rape and harassment.
Why We Keep Talking About Racism
by Zenobia Jeffries
Sometimes difficult discussion about race and oppression is a solution in itself.
Trumpism Didn’t Just Lose—Progressives Won
by Chris Winters
It wasn’t just Democrats who won this election, but progressives who didn’t shirk the label.
5 Ways White Parents Can Empower Their Adopted Child of Color to Fight Racism
by Psychology@pepperdine
How to embrace the opportunities and challenges associated with raising a child of another race.
The Incredible Power of a Potluck
by Kevon Paynter
Dinner table gatherings help to build cultural ties and tear down political walls.
How President Lincoln’s Death Launched the American Funeral Industry
by Brian Walsh
This was the first time most Americans saw an embalmed body, and it changed how we mourn the dead.
Giving Kentucky’s Young People a Reason to Stay
by Emma Eisenberg
A voice and the power to solve problems will make progressive young people see their future in conservative and economically struggling Central Appalachia.
During Childbirth, Enduring the Patriarchy Was the Hardest Part
by Rachael Rifkin
After nine months of misogynistic language from doctors and nurses, it’s easy to forget that you’re the decision-maker about your own body.
Preventing Sexual Harassment Begins in Early Childhood
by Megan Hicks, Poco Kernsmith, Joanne Smith-Darden
Sexual abuse is not just a “women’s issue,” and we need to stop treating it as one.
Trump’s War on Opioids Won’t Work—But California Knows What Will
by Mike Males
More compassionate drug policy reforms in California have resulted in a drug death rate 40 percent below the national average.
How Inmates, Scientists, and Government Workers Are Teaming Up to Save This Butterfly
by Sarah van Gelder
The effort to restore prairie ecosystems in Washington state before they disappear.
The Woman Aiming to Get 50 Million Americans Into the Worker-Owner Economy
by Fran Korten
And she has a plan to do it.
How I Can Offer Reparations in Direct Proportion to My White Privilege
by Chris Moore-Backman
What it looks like to pay for the unearned advantages my whiteness has afforded me.
No More White Saviors: Let People Lead Their Own Movements
by Aura Bogado
Activists who come to command without listening to those they’re ostensibly helping produce a devastation that makes the project of systemic oppression that much easier.
New Documentary Remembers Standing Rock in Beauty and Catastrophe
by Kelly Hayes
“The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.”