Peace and Justice

Hope Amid Hatred
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
Our polarization and anger are signs of hopelessness. What can interfaith dialogue teach us about healing our wounds and coming together?
How Shall We Celebrate Martin Luther King's Birthday?
by Grace Lee Boggs
Grace Lee Boggs discussed the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King with Vincent Harding, a close associate of King's. Originally posted in January 2010, we're bringing it back as we celebrate MLK's birthday 2011.
Raising Babies in Prison
by Abby Quillen
Supporting the bond between inmates and their newborns gives these families a better start.
Good Governance in Indian Country
by Michael Lipsky
Honoring Nations recognizes tribal leadership.
10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010
by Sarah van Gelder
There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation
by Linda Frank
14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.
The Third Side of Conflict is Peace
The secret to peace—within your family or the Middle East—could be as simple as taking a walk.
People We Love: Lynn Nottage
by Tiffany Ran
Drama of War, Assault, and Survival
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
by Beverly Bell and Tory Field
Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.
Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation
by Madeline Ostrander
Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
Kicking the Habit: Air Travel in the Time of Climate Change
by Joseph Nevins
Air travel is neither just nor sustainable. So how can environmental justice activists make a global difference?
All in the Ohana
by Puanani Burgess, as told to Doug Pibel
How Hawaiians embrace the land, its abundance, and their responsibility to each other.
Working in the Shadows
by Carlos Jimenez
A year undercover in the jobs most Americans won't do.
At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside
by Luis A. Ubiñas
In Mexico, communities own and manage their own forests, a proven method for reducing deforestation.
Ho'oponopono
by Puanani Burgess
How Hawaiian tradition sorts out family disputes.