Peace and Justice

10 Photos: I Saw What Resilience Looks Like
by Mary Annette Pember
On their reservations and in their wider communities, I saw how Native people protected and nurtured each other.
The City That Still Wants to Encourage Public Protest
by Kevon Paynter
While many state and local governments have moved to stifle civil disobedience in recent years, San Francisco is building a public space to support civic activism.
We Can Reimagine and Reinvent Our Society in 2018
by Sarah van Gelder
Let’s say goodbye to top-down revolutions and embrace grassroots action.
Dear Activists: Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be to Throw a Better Party
by Jennifer Luxton
Five ways to make your next protest more inviting and impactful.
Dreading Conflict During the Holidays? Let It Go, Let It Go, Let It Go
by Nicholas Joyce
You’re not alone. Here’s how to prepare for those encounters.
Think of Spielberg’s “The Post” as Your Fake-News Palate Cleanser
by Mark Rahner
Maybe journalists will watch those old-timers with their glorious combovers and remember their own responsibility and power.
The Biggest Thing We Forget When Talking About Food Justice
by Monica White
Creating a just food system begins with land—who owns it, how they own it, and how it gets passed down from one generation to the next.
9 Essential Reads For Your Racial Justice Conversations
by Zenobia Jeffries
These authors will help you talk about White supremacy by using reasoning and research rather than anger and frustration.
The Really Scary Thing About the CDC’s Seven “Banned” Words
by Mark Rahner
The two words we should be worried most about? Fascism and authoritarianism.
In Norway, Racism Is Losing. Here’s Why
by George Lakey
The Scandinavian success comes from focusing on economic justice and making immigrant success stories more visible.
The Progressive’s Guide to Book Giving—for Every Relative
by YES! Editors
Here are books to gift that spark ideas, give subtle messages, help expand someone’s mind, or just poke a little fun.
The Woman Beside Wendell Berry: The Most Important Fiction Editor Almost No One Has Heard Of
by Robert Jensen
Tanya Berry challenges our assumptions about women’s work and small-town living.
The Radio Show Bringing Prisoners Messages from Home
by Ivy Brashear
For inmates that can’t afford phone calls, this weekly program connects them to faraway family and friends.
The Unlikely Industry Empowering Women in Afghanistan
by Ruchi Kumar
In this deeply conservative society, these women are busting stereotypes every day.
When You’re a Transgender Refugee in Trump’s America
by Christopher Zumski Finke
“You have to have people willing to speak out and be visible within the community, and that is not possible given the current climate.”