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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

Weapons of Mass Democracy Weapons of Mass Democracy
by Stephen Zunes
Here’s evidence that nonviolence is the most powerful tool to promote democracy and overthrow tyranny.
Youths Face the Holocaust Youths Face the Holocaust
by Lynsi Burton
Facing History connects students to people who have witnessed injustice, like artist and Holocaust survivor Ava Kadishson Schieber.
Healing Power of Prison Poetry Healing Power of Prison Poetry
by Eli Hastings
Writers help teens in jail learn to express difficult truths by putting pencil to paper.
Climate Activists Dream a New Future Climate Activists Dream a New Future
by Madeline Ostrander
The Pachamama Alliance encourages a re-examination of the values and assumptions that have led our society into social and environmental crises.
Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery
by Gale Courey Toensing
Tackling an injustice enshrined in international law for centuries.
Signs of Life :: Tribes Approve Same-Sex Marriage Signs of Life :: Tribes Approve Same-Sex Marriage
by Heather Purser
Same-sex marriage is not legal in Oregon, but an Oregon tribe has exercised its sovereignty to recognize same-sex marriages on its 10-square-mile reservation.
Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
In the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador, indigenous groups are on the front lines of the climate change battle.
Fierce Light :: Film Trailer Fierce Light :: Film Trailer
by Velcrow Ripper
Velcrow Ripper's latest documentary portrays examples of spiritual activism: political actions focusing on compassion and interconnection.
Cultural Renewal to Improve Health Cultural Renewal to Improve Health
The Tohono O'odham Nation turns to native recipes and local foods to tackle diabetes.
Registering for Peace Registering for Peace
by Tobin Jacobrown
To register as a conscientious objector, Toby Jacobrown had to sue the federal government.
Navajo Nation Council Votes For Green Jobs Navajo Nation Council Votes For Green Jobs
The first green jobs bill from America's First Nations promises much needed, culturally appropriate jobs.
People We Love :: Agnes Pareyio People We Love :: Agnes Pareyio
by Heather Purser
Creating choices for women.
Vandana Shiva on Gandhi for Today’s World Vandana Shiva on Gandhi for Today’s World
by David Barsamian, Vandana Shiva
Some say terrorism makes Gandhi irrelevant. Vandana Shiva, farmer, seed saver, and global justice activist, says we need him more than ever.
Age-Old Wisdom for the New Economy Age-Old Wisdom for the New Economy
by Sarah van Gelder, Rebecca Adamson
Indigenous peoples have learned a few things about making it through hard times. Rebecca Adamson discusses what traditional economies did to foster abundance, sharing, and harmony with Mother Earth.
Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising—What Should the U.S. Do? Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising—What Should the U.S. Do?
by Stephen Zunes
Stephen Zunes feels that the Iranian election was stolen. Robert Naiman feels there is evidence that it was actually not stolen. But they both say the U.S. should not get involved, but should leave it to the Iranian people.
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