Peace and Justice

People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee Green
In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
Alaska Native Wisdom for Modern Times
by Llarion Merculieff
The Roman Empire lasted for 500 years; southwest Alaska’s Aleuts for 9,000. As the economy crumbles, what can Alaska Natives teach us about sustainable economics?
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety Esquivel
Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
In Iran, Sanctions vs. Diplomacy
by Phyllis Bennis
Can the U.N. Security Council keep the U.S. from disrupting a diplomatic victory?
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree Brown
Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety Esquivel
Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara Knight
LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
In Afghan Negotiations, Who’s at the Table?
by Phyllis Bennis
A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).
The Good Soldier :: Film Trailer
Five war veterans tell of events from World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and Iraq. Their stories challenge 
the notion that war is a lawful arena 
for social injustice and mass murder and instead, advocate for peace.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.
Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing
by Arturo Sandoval
New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
Farmworkers Rally for Higher Pay and Canada Frees Up Foreign Aid
Canadian officials have announced plans to untie foreign aid by 2012–2013; Workers’ rights activists are taking on one of the largest supermarket chains in America, Florida-based Publix.
Afghanistan: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
by Mark Engler
The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is "Out Now" a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.
Some Nuclear Sunshine
by Joseph Cirincione, Benjamin Loehrke
The U.S. reveals the size of its nuclear arsenal for the first time. Are we any closer to disarmament?
Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak
by Janet Redman
The World People's Summit broke new ground by allowing those most affected by a changing climate the chance to speak out about their ideas for just solutions.